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Todd County Bank Robbery

(Guthrie, Kentucky) - On Tuesday, February 10, 2004 at approximately 1405 hours, the Elkton Bank & Trust Company located 10275 Russellville Road in the Tiny Town community was robbed.

Two suspects entered the bank through the front doors. Once inside, both suspects brandished weapons. While one suspect stood guard by the doors, the other suspect stated that this is a robbery and gave instructions to the bank employees. The employees complied with the robbers' demands and gave them the money. The suspects then fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money.

The suspects fled the scene in a silver 4-door Chrysler passenger car. They appeared to head south. It appears that both suspects were armed with small handguns. The suspects are described as both African-American males. Details of their descriptions are not known at this time. There were no injuries.

The Kentucky State Police request that anyone with information regarding this case contact them at 1-270-676-3313 or toll free in Kentucky at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state).

Detective Scott Smith is the lead investigator for the KSP on this case. The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) and the Kentucky State Police are conducting a joint investigation. Also assisting at the scene were the Guthrie Police Department and the Logan County Sheriff.

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