Kentucky State Police is continuing their investigation into a bank robbery that happened Monday afternoon in Leslie Co. Troopers and Detectives responded to a call from Hyden Citizens Bank in the Hurts Creek Shopping Center shortly before 1 p.m. Monday for a report that it had been robbed. When Troopers arrived at the scene, iit was determined that an unidentified man walked into the bank and presented a note to a teller demanding money. The teller complied with the demand and turned over an undisclosed amount of cash to the assailant. The man exited the bank and was last seen walking across the parking lot of the shopping center. Troopers were unable to locate the suspect in the area.
The suspect is described as being a white male who is between 5 feet 6 inches to 5 feet 10 inches tall and weighing approximately 150 pounds. He was last seen wearing a dark ball cap, long sleeved navy blue sweat shirt and light blue colored jeans. Witnesses advised that the man was wearing sun glasses and had scruffy-looking facial hair that appeared to be a mix of dark and white hair. Anyone with information that might assist with this investigation is urged to contact KSP Post 13 at 606-435-6069.
Original article 5/21/18:
State Police responded to a bank robbery on Monday afternoon in Leslie County.
It happened at a branch location of the Hyden Citizens Bank.
Troopers say the suspect is a white man who is just under 6′ tall.
He was last seen wearing a dark colored hat and hooded sweatshirt.
Anyone with any information in connection with this robbery is asked to contact police.