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Police say "Deadpool" Bank Robber being held in a detention center

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Update: 6:20 p.m. 3/28/16

The South Point Police Department posted on social media said they were able to obtain an arrest warrant for David M. Martin of Ashland Kentucky on charges of Aggravated Bank Robbery. This is a felony of the first degree.

The news release said Mr. Martin aka the Deadpool bank robber became the primary suspect in the February 26, 2016 armed robbery of the US bank on 4th Street East. Mr. Martin is being held in the Greenup County Kentucky detention center.

Extradition hearings are pending.


The South Point Police Department are currently investigating a robbery at the U.S. Bank in South Point, Ohio.

The bank is on 4th street, and people are being asked to stay clear of the area. The suspect is considered armed and dangerous, and the police believe that he has a handgun.

The suspect is wearing a mask of the comic book and movie character Deadpool. The South Point Police Department are saying the suspect is a white male, weight around 200 pounds, and somewhere between 5'9" and 5'11".

The man demanded cash from the teller, and left the bank on foot with over $2,000. He then headed down 4th Street.

Anyone with information is being asked to contact  the South Point Police Dept at 740-377-4011 or the Lawrence County Sheriff's Department at 740-532-3525.

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