Authorities search for Ashland bank robber

June 15, 2013

Frank Lewis

PDT Staff Writer

Authorities in the Ashland area are on the lookout for a man who reportedly robbed a bank there Friday afternoon.

On Friday the Kentucky State Police Post 14 in Ashland received a call of a robbery at the Inez Deposit Bank located at 202 East Main Street Louisa, Ky.

At approximately 2:55 p.m. an unidentified male entered the bank and demanded cash from a teller. The male was wearing a red and black baseball cap, khaki pants, long sleeve patterned shirt over a white tee shirt with the letters WAX visible on the front of the shirt.

The robber obtained an undisclosed amount of cash before exiting the bank through the back door. He then fled the area on foot on Lock Avenue traveling toward Madison Street. KSP describes him as approximately 5-feet-6-inches tall with a slender build. Also responding and assisting at the scene during the course of the investigation, were the Louisa Police Department and Lawrence County Sheriff’s Department. The case remains under investigation by Detective Jeff Kelley.

He said anyone with information is asked to contact the Kentucky State Police Post 14 at 1-800-222-5555.

Frank Lewis may be reached at 740-353-3101, ext. 252, or at flewis@civitasmedia.com. For breaking news, follow Frank on Twitter @FrankLewisPDT.