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Possible bank robbery causes nearby lockdown

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Published On: Jul 17 2014 12:28:36 PM CDT
Bank of America Bank, 5 Main Street, Hellertown

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HELLERTOWN, Pa. -

Police in Northampton County are investigating a possible bank robbery, and a nearby community center was put on lockdown as a precaution.

The incident was reported around noon Thursday at the Bank of America, located at 5 Main Street.

That's in the Shoppes at Hellertown shopping center.

Hellertown Police said it's not clear whether the incident was a bank robbery or attempted bank robbery.

As a precaution, the Saucon Valley Community Center, at 323 Northampton St., was placed on lock down.

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