Police Search for Bank Robber in Salisbury, Mass.

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    Thief told teller at Institution for Savings he had a bomb (Published Sunday, Feb. 2, 2014)

    (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.