Police search for bank robber in Salisbury, Mass.

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June 7, 2013, 9:54 pm
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(NECN) - Police in Salisbury, Mass., are searching for a bank robber who sparked an evacuation.

Police say the robber walked into the Institution for Savings on Bridge Road late Friday afternoon. He had a box wrapped in electrical tape and told the teller it was a bomb.

They say the person then robbed the bank and took off.

State police bomb techs were called in, but determined the package was harmless.

The bank and a gas station next door were evacuated for hours.

The robber is believed to have left in a white truck with New Hampshire plates.

Tags: massachusetts, salisbury, bank robber, Institution for Savings
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