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Man robs Boca Raton bank, tells teller he has grenade

Police investigating robbery at Wells Fargo branch

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BOCA RATON, Fla. – Police are investigating a Thursday afternoon bank robbery in Boca Raton.

The robbery happened just before 2 p.m. at a Wells Fargo branch on North Federal Highway.

Employees told police that a man entered the bank, handed the teller a note and demanded money.

Police said the man showed the employee a small silver object, which he said was a grenade, although police said it may have been a flashlight.

The man handed the teller a bag and told the employee to put money in it. He got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

Surveillance photographs showed that the man was wearing a white fisherman-style hat.

Anyone with information about the robbery is asked to call Boca Raton police.

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