Police: Clown armed with explosives robs bank

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Friday, September 30, 2016
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Raw video shows the scene where a clown is accused of bank robbery

MEMPHIS, Tennessee -- Police say a clown armed with explosives walked into a Tennessee bank and demanded money from a teller.

Memphis police say the person clad with a clown costume and another person got away with an undisclosed amount of cash.

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Fortunately, no one was hurt, but officers say they are concerned the tactic may lead to copycat actions.

The robbery is the latest in a string of clown-related incidents across the country.

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Police say the clown pranks could turn into a deadly situation because of fear.

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