Florence bank robbery suspect arrested

Jason Edward Abell, 34 (Source: Florence PD)
Jason Edward Abell, 34 (Source: Florence PD)

FLORENCE, KY (FOX19) - Authorities have arrested a suspect following a bank robbery in Florence.

Jason Edward Abell, 34, was arrested by Shelbyville, Kentucky police on Thursday.

Authorities say Abell is a suspect in the robbery of a US Bank inside a Meijer store on Houston Road Monday just before noon.

Detectives say a similar robbery took place last week at a US Bank inside the Meijer store in Jeffersonville, IN.

Florence police say Abell was positively identified as the person seen in surveillance photographs. He will be charged with robbery, a second degree felony.

He's in the Shelby County Jail.

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