False bomb threat at Bagdad bank, suspect at large

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by WHAS11

WHAS11.com

Posted on December 20, 2012 at 4:24 PM

Updated Thursday, Dec 20 at 6:40 PM

BAGDAD, Ky. (WHAS11) -- The sheriff's office in Bagdad Kentucky got a call Thursday morning of a bank robbery and bomb threat.

Tellers say a gentleman left a box at the Citizens Union Bank in Bagdad and portrayed it as a bomb. Police say he had a firearm as well.

The immediate area was evacuated and bomb techs were called to the scene. They confirmed that it was not actually a bomb and the scene was clear by around 1:30 p.m.

The suspect is still at large. You are asked to call the Shelby County Sheriff's Office at 502-633-4324 if you have any information.

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