Lexington man indicted for robbing Fifth Third banks
A federal grand jury has indicted a 27-year-old Lexington man who is accused of robbing two Fifth Third Banks of more than $20,000.
David Thomas Cox was indicted on four counts of bank robbery, the U.S. Attorney’s office announced Friday.
The indictment alleges that Thomas robbed the banks, both in Fayette County, on four occasions, according to a news release from the U.S. Attorney’s Office. Thomas is accused of robbing the Fifth Third Bank on Nicholasville Road on March 27 and Nov. 15, stealing approximately $17,310. The indictment also accuses Thomas of robbing the Fifth Third Bank on Leestown Road on Aug. 22, 2007 and on July 27, 2007, stealing approximately $4,840. A court date has not been set.
If convicted, Cox could spend up to 20 years in prison.