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Suspect who robbed bank, caused lockdown at schools arrested

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Tyrone Martin (Source: LMDC) Tyrone Martin (Source: LMDC)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Metro police arrested a man wanted in connection to a bank robbery that forced two area schools to go on lockdown.

Monday, officers were called to the Stock Yards Bank on Dixie Highway after a robber gave a teller note demanding cash and claiming he had a gun.

[Previous story: One school on lockdown, security heightened at another after bank robbery]

Holy Cross High School and Kerrick Elementary were put under lockdown as a precaution.

Police arrested Tyrone Martin, 53. Officers said he left the bank with nearly $8,000.

Martin is charged with robbery.

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