Berrien County Bomb Squad on scene in front of Daily Star.
Berrien County Bomb Squad on scene in front of Daily Star.

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Bomb squad checking out suspicious bag at Niles bank

Published 12:03pm Friday, February 15, 2013

The Berrien County Bomb Squad has been called in to examine a suspicious bag or package left inside Chemical Bank at 407 E. Main St., Niles.

Niles Police Chief Jim Millin said a white male entered the bank and had a conversation with a bank teller at around 11:35 a.m. today.

The white male then left a bag or package inside the bank.

Millin said he did not know at this point what the man and the bank teller talked about.

Police have evacuated the building and set up a perimeter around the bank.

The suspect is not in custody at this time.

Millin said a bomb squad has been called in as a precaution to check out the bag or package left in the bank.

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