Police respond to bank robbery in Pinellas Park

PINELLAS PARK, Fla. - Police responded to a report of a bank robbery in Pinellas Park late Friday afternoon.

Officers went to the Grow Financial Branch at 6900 Park Boulevard around 5:30 p.m.

Area businesses were evacuated.

There was word of a possible explosive device inside the bank and a bomb squad was called in and the item was disarmed. There was no immediate word about the nature of the item.

One suspect was in custody, according to reports from the scene.

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