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Man Taken Into Custody After Attempting to Rob Torrance Bank With Bomb Threat
By City News Service
Published September 25, 2021

A man was arrested today for allegedly trying to rob a Torrance bank, claiming to have a bomb.

The man, whose name was withheld, entered a Bank of America near Pacific Coast Highway and Vista Montana about 9 a.m. and passed a note to a teller that claimed he had a bomb, according to the Torrance Police Department. He left the bank when the teller refused to give him money and was arrested by police shortly afterward.

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Authorities found the man’s vehicle parked near the bank, police said. A bomb squad was called to the scene and searched the car for explosives, but none was found and the area was cleared by about 11:30 a.m.

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