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Bomb squad responding to bank robbery attempt in Hernando, deputies say

At least one suspect has been detained, according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office
Police are responding to an attempted robbery and potential bomb threat at Regions Bank in Spring Hill.
Police are responding to an attempted robbery and potential bomb threat at Regions Bank in Spring Hill. [ Hernando County Sheriff's Office via Facebook ]
Published Aug. 23
Updated Aug. 24

SPRING HILL — The bomb squad has been called to the scene of an attempted bank robbery in Hernando County after threats were “made regarding a possible explosive device,” according to the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.

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At least one suspect is in custody in connection to the incident at Regions Bank, located at 7165 Mariner Boulevard in Spring Hill, said Denise M. Moloney, a spokesperson for the Hernando County Sheriff’s Office.

In reference to the threats made regarding a possible explosive device during the attempted bank robbery at Regions...

Posted by Hernando County Sheriff's Office on Monday, August 23, 2021

It is unknown if other suspects are involved at this time.

Police are asking citizens to avoid the area.

This is a developing story. Stay with tampabay.com for updates.