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Bank Robbery Reported in Boonsboro; Lock Down Lifted on Schools

It happened at the Susquehanna Bank on 231 N Main Street.
Photo courtesy of: Boonsboro Police Department
Photo courtesy of: Boonsboro Police Department
Photo courtesy of: Boonsboro Police Department
Photo courtesy of: Boonsboro Police Department
WASHINGTON COUNTY, Md. - Three schools in Boonsboro were on modified lock down Wednesday morning, after police responded to a local bank robbery in the area.

It happened around 10:03 a.m. at the Susquehanna Bank on 231 N Main Street. Boonsboro City Police tell WHAG that a man entered the bank carrying a semi-automatic pistol, and was able to escape with an unknown amount of cash. 

The schools were placed on modified lock down around 10:15 a.m., and were lifted around 12 p.m. according to Washington County Public Schools Spokesperson Richard Wright.

According to Wright he believes the man was on his way to Frederick. Boonsboro schools were informed to use extra caution when letting people in and out of their buildings throughout the rest of they day.  

Witnesses also reported seeing a helicopter flying low over the area. 

The suspect is described as a while male, about 5'7" in height. Police currently have a K9 unit out searching. 

If anyone has information regarding this incident they're asked to call the Boonsboro Police Department at (301)-432-6838. 


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