Schools Locked Down After Bank Robbery Attempt

1 decade 2 years 9 months ago Friday, March 09 2007 Mar 9, 2007 Friday, March 09, 2007 1:25:34 PM CST March 09, 2007 in News
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INDEPENDENCE (AP) - Independence police say one person is in custody after an apparent robbery attempt at a US Bank. The late-morning stickup disrupted traffic and forced police to lock down nearby William Chrisman High School and three other schools in the area. Police also checked to see whether a package found near the bank was an explosive. Several people, including all bank employees, were released after initially being handcuffed so police could be sure they werent suspects. Tactical officers, the Independence Bomb Squad, a police van, several squad cars and a robot were present.

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