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Man claiming to have bomb robs Tri City Bank in Wauwatosa

Feb. 07, 2014

By Journal Sentinel staff

Feb. 07, 2014 0

A man claiming to have a bomb robbed the Tri City Bank inside a Pick 'n Save store in Wauwatosa on Thursday, police said.

The man walked into the store at 1717 N. Mayfair Road about 11 a.m., placed a box in a teller window, said it was a bomb and demanded money, according to a news release from Wauwatosa police.

After obtaining the money, he fled and the Milwaukee County bomb squad was called to the bank.

The box was determined not to be dangerous.

Anyone with information on the robbery is asked to call Wauwatosa Detective Lt. James Mastrocola at (414) 471-8430.

People may also call Wauwatosa Crime Stoppers anonymously at (414) 771-8672.

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