CRESCENT SPRINGS, KY (FOX19) - Remke Market customers in Crescent Springs were evacuated after a bank robbery led to the bomb squad being called.
A man entered the First Security Trust inside the Remke Market on Buttermilk Pike just before 6:30 p.m. Monday night. The unknown man handed the teller a note demanding money and placed a small package on the counter. The suspect fled the scene with an undisclosed amount of money and left behind the small package.
Police have not released what the note said but it led to the Cincinnati Bomb Squad being called to the scene a short time later.
The shopping center was evacuated while they investigated the contents of the package. Officials have not said what was inside the container, but have determined that the contents were not dangerous.
Employees and customers were let back inside the store at 8 p.m..
No one was injured in the incident.
The robbery suspect is described as a white male, thin build and weighs 150 pounds. He appeared to be in his 40's. He was last seen wearing a dark colored University of Michigan baseball cap, a white t-shirt under a dark colored hooded sweatshirt, blue jeans with holes on the legs. The suspect has facial hair and was wearing glasses described as plastic safety glasses.
FOX19 will update this story as more information becomes available.