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Man in clown mask attempts to rob Florence bank

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A man in a clown mask attempted to rob First Metro Bank on Hough Road. A man in a clown mask attempted to rob First Metro Bank on Hough Road.
FLORENCE, AL (WAFF) -

Police in Florence are looking for a masked man who attempted to rob a bank Thursday morning.

Investigators say a woman was entering the side door of First Metro Bank at Ana Drive & Hough Road just before 8 a.m. As the door was closing, she saw a man wearing a clown mask carrying a duffle bag.

The woman was able to close and lock the door, then call police.

Police are searching the area for the attempted robber.

Businesses in the area are on edge since the man hasn't been caught. The investigation is ongoing.

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