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Bank robbery bomb threat prompts school lockdown

Posted at 1:28 PM, Jan 21, 2016
and last updated 2016-01-21 20:27:38-05

The search for a bank bandit put Glendale Elementary School in Tonawanda on lockdown.

Around 11:30 a.m. Thursday, a man entered the Key Bank on Niagara Falls Boulevard and demanded money, implying to employees that he had a bomb.

The nearby school, which is actually in the Sweet Home School District, was put on lockdown while officers searched for the suspect.

An NFTA K9 unit cleared the bank of any possible bomb.

The suspect is still on the loose. Anyone with information is asked to call 716-879-6613.

 
 

 

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