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Downtown Covington Bank Robbed at Gunpoint

A downtown Covington bank was robbed on Tuesday.

Covington Police tell The River City News that a man entered the Republic Bank on Madison Avenue Tuesday afternoon holding a pistol and demanding money.

He took cash and fled the bank on foot.

Police say the suspect is a black male, around 5-feet, 8-inches tall and weighing about 150 pounds. He was wearing a black hat over his head, a black shirt, and jeans at the time of the robbery.

The man was last seen headed south on Madison Avenue.

The investigation is ongoing. Call police with any information.

-Michael Monks, editor & publisher