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Police looking for suspects in separate afternoon bank robberies

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Suspect wanted in the BB&T robbery (Source: LMPD) Suspect wanted in the BB&T robbery (Source: LMPD)
Suspect wanted in the US Bank robbery (Source: LMPD) Suspect wanted in the US Bank robbery (Source: LMPD)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) – Louisville Metro Police are looking for the men involved in the robberies of two different banks that happened within minutes of each other Wednesday afternoon.

LMPD detectives said both men escaped with some money, but they do not think the robberies are related or that the men wanted have committed other bank robberies in the area.

The first robbery happened at the US Bank at 2350 Bardstown Road. According to police, the man waited in line and demanded cash when he got to the teller window. Surveillance cameras revealed the man is taller, about 6' 2" and around 185 pounds.

According to police, the man was wearing a dark blue hooded coat, large dark sunglasses, blue jeans and white tennis shoes.

In the second robbery at the BB&T Bank at 3450 Taylor Boulevard, police said the man wanted presented a note to the teller with his demand for money. He is described as being is between 5' 5" and 5' 9". He has a goatee or mustache, and weighs between 150 and 190 pounds.

When last seen, the man was wearing an olive green toboggan, blue bandanna, dark coat, gray and white shirt, light colored pants and dark shoes.

Anyone with information is encouraged to call the LMPD Crime Tip Line at 574-LMPD (5673). All calls to the Crime Tip Line are anonymous.

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