TFC Stu Recke
Public Affairs Officer
Kentucky State Police
Post 2, Nortonville
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Bank Robbery in Webster County
Date of News Release: 07/23/2010
Poole, KY (Webster County) -- On Friday, July 23, 2010, at approximately 10:10 a.m., the Kentucky State Police Post 2 Madisonville was notified of a bank robbery by the Webster County Sheriff's Department. The location was the Integra Bank on US 41A in Poole.
At approximately 10:05 a.m., same date, a lone gunman entered the bank. He brandished a handgun at the teller and demanded money. The teller complied with his demands. The suspect fled the scene on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. He was last seen traveling on foot northbound on US 41A. There were no injuries reported.
The suspect is described as a white male with a tan complexion. He is approximately 5' 5" to 5' 6" in height with a stocky build. He was wearing dark colored clothes, dark sunglasses, and a black, baseball hat. The suspect was wearing a piece of white clothing over his face, possibly a bandana or cloth.
The Kentucky State Police request that anyone with information regarding this investigation contact them at 1-270-676-3313 or 1-800-222-5555 (in the state of Kentucky only, does not work out of state). Callers may remain anonymous. The investigation is continuing by the Kentucky State Police.
The Webster County Sheriff's Department, KSP Special Operations K-9 Section, and the KSP Aircraft Section assisted at the scene.