Fayette County


Tyrone bank robbing suspect nabbed

Tyrone police believe they have their man in an early August bank robbery.

Monte Clayton Lynch, 49, from St. Louis, was taken into custody Aug.15 in Alabama after allegedly robbing a bank there. Tyrone investigators have secured several warrants in reference to the recent bank robbery at United Community Bank.

“The subject entered the United Community Bank, walked over to Teller #2, and showed her a note stating ‘give me all the money.’ After receiving the money, estimated to be in the amount of $5,000 cash, the suspect took the note back and exited the bank through the back doors,” the police reported on their Facebook page.