BERLIN, Pa. (AP) - The FBI is helping state and local police find a man who called in unsubstantiated bomb threats to First National Bank branches in three western Pennsylvania counties.
First National Bank spokeswoman Jennifer Reel says several branches were closed Tuesday due to a “security threat.”
Police in Fayette, Mercer and Somerset counties all reported receiving late-morning calls Tuesday threatening the bank’s CEO and claiming that bombs had been planted in the branches.
Single branches in Berlin, Somerset County and Redstone Township in Fayette County were closed for hours so police could search for bombs, as were an office and three branches of the bank in Hermitage, Mercer County.
No bombs were found at any of the buildings.
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