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Police search for man who attempted to rob banks with bomb threat

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CAMDEN, SC (WIS) -

Police in Camden are looking for a man who attempted to rob several banks by claiming he had a bomb.

Camden Police Chief Joseph Floyd says the man walked into the Bank of America Wednesday at about 4:30 p.m. and handed a bank employee a note claiming he had a bomb attached to himself and he needed $9,500. 

Chief Floyd says the employee and the man walked to a teller who asked him several questions.  The man walked out of the bank without any money.

Floyd says a similar situation occurred at several other banks.

The man is described as about 25-35 years old, about 5'11" and 160 pounds.

If you recognize the man in the attached surveillance photos, call Crimestoppers at 1-888-Crime SC.

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