Trooper Robert Purdy
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 7, Richmond
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Burgin Bank Robbery Investigation
Date of News Release: 08/29/2007
(RICHMOND, KY) - The Kentucky State Police Post 7, Richmond, is currently investigating the armed robbery of the Farmers Bank Branch of Burgin. At 9:33 A.M. , two white male suspects entered the bank, with one suspect brandishing a handgun. The other suspect then ordered a teller to hand over cash. The two suspects fled on foot in an unknown direction of travel. An undetermined amount of money was taken. One suspect is described as a white male, 5' 7" to 5 '9" in height with a thin build and appears to be in his late fifties or early sixties. He is described as having long dark hair and a stringy beard. He was wearing a grey ball cap, a blue long sleeve plaid shirt and wearing blue jeans. The other suspect is described as a white male, between the ages of fifteen and twenty, with short dark hair and a thin build. He was wearing a black t-shirt and blue jeans. No employees were harmed during this incident. KSP Forensics artists are currently working to produce composite sketches of the suspects. Anyone with information regarding this robbery is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 7 at 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state) or (859) 623-2404. All callers may remain anonymous.