NewsLocal NewsKenton CountyCovington


Covington police arrest suspect in Fifth Third Bank robbery

Covington bank robbery suspect
Posted at 4:52 PM, Apr 21, 2022
and last updated 2022-04-26 20:25:06-04

COVINGTON, Ky. — Police have arrested a man who they say robbed a Fifth Third Bank in Covington.

Officers were dispatched to the Fifth Third at 107 Brent Spence Square around 2:40 p.m. April 21 for a hold-up alarm. When they arrived, officers were told a man had robbed the bank and fled the scene.

Surveillance video showed the man running through an alley behind the bank and the Brent Spence Square Apartments. Detectives searched the area, but could not find him.

Police said they were able to track the suspect to Florence, locating a vehicle they believed he owned. Kenneth J. Jepsen, 39, of Ada, Michigan, was stopped and arrested in Erlanger. He is charged with one count of first-degree robbery.

Grenades, guns and drugs found in car parked near Covington police station
Community leaders search for solutions to youth gun violence in Covington