Last updated: March 13. 2014 11:40PM - 4095 Views
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First National Community Bank, located at the intersection of state Route 315 and Old Boston Road in Jenkins Township, was robbed Thursday afternoon.
First National Community Bank, located at the intersection of state Route 315 and Old Boston Road in Jenkins Township, was robbed Thursday afternoon.
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JENKINS TWP. — Two suspects reportedly tied up employees at a township bank during an armed robbery Thursday afternoon.


An armed robbery at First National Community Bank, located at the intersection of state Route 315 and Old Boston Road, was called in to Luzerne County 911 at 5:20 p.m., a 911 supervisor said.


The report indicated that the suspects tied up those inside the bank. It is unclear if any customers were inside at the time of the robbery.


Township police are investigating, assisted by state police, Laflin police and detectives from the Office of Luzerne County District Attorney Stefanie Salavantis.


Township police did not return a call seeking details on the robbery.


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