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Trooper Robert Purdy
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Robbery Investigation of Whitaker Bank in Lancaster, KY

Date of News Release: 05/18/2006

(RICHMOND, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 7 Richmond, is currently investigating the robbery of the Whitaker Bank in Lancaster. At 12:51, a white male suspect entered the bank, passed a note to the teller, and stated that he had a weapon. The teller complied with the suspect's demands. The suspect left the bank and fled on foot. The suspect is described as a white male in his early to late thirties with light brown hair and a dark moustache. He is between 5'3" to 5'6" in height and weighs between 130 to 140lbs. The suspect was wearing a gray t-shirt with a pocket, dark framed sunglasses, and a light color rounded hat. Anyone with information regarding this bank robbery is asked to the Kentucky State Police at (859) 623-2404 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers may remain aynonomous.

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