London Police arrest armed bank robber

LONDON KY—At approximately 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 19th London Police responded to an armed bank robbery at Forcht Bank on KY-192 and Cumberland Valley National Bank in the London Shopping Center. Jennifer L. Moore, 49, of East Bernstadt was arrested and charged with two counts of robbery in the first degree and

Fleeing and Evading Police on foot in the First Degree.

London-Laurel Co. Dispatch described the vehicle as an older model blue van driven by a female with turtle shell sunglasses and a hat. Ofc. Elbert Riley observed the vehicle on Saint Joseph Lane where witnesses notified him of it’s direction of travel.  Ofc. Mike Holliday arrived on scene at Calvary Worship Center where the armed female fled on foot. She was apprehended behind the church by Ofc. Holliday within minutes.

Assisting at the scene was Capt. Darrel Kilburn, Lt. Doug Thomas, Sgt. Randy Medlock, Sgt. Travis Dotson, Ofc. Ashley Wampler, Ofc. Cody Faulconer, Ofc. Kenny Jones and the Laurel County Sheriff’s Department.

“I would like to commend all of the officers for their quick response and outstanding work,” said Chief Derek House of the London Police Department.

Over $32,264 was recovered at the scene.

Following the arrest, it was discovered that the vehicle the female was driving was carjacked from Reed Valley Road. London Police Detectives are continuing the investigation.