Police search for bank robber
RIPLEY -- Police are looking for a man who robbed the Premier Bank on South Church Street in Ripley Thursday morning. The bank was robbed about 11:30 a.m.
Ripley police, Jackson County sheriff’s deputies and State Police responded.
State Police spokesman Lt. Michael Baylous said police were searching for a suspect by air with a State Police helicopter.
The suspect is described as a white male wearing black clothing and a black motorcycle helmet, Baylous said. He was carrying a tan bag and had a handgun.
Baylous said the man was last seen on foot, heading south toward Mill Creek.