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Suspect sought after attempted bank robbery in New Town

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NEW TOWN – Some businesses here went on lockdown today after a man attempted to rob a New Town bank this morning.

A suspect entered Lakeside State Bank about 8:35 a.m. today and demanded cash from the teller, New Town Police Chief Arthur Walgren said in a news release.


Before getting any money, the suspect fled on foot. No weapons were displayed or seen, Walgren said.

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