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Bank Bomb Scare Under Investigation, Cops Say

The Bank of New York on Route 46 received a bomb threat via phone Jan. 21.

A reported Jan. 21 bomb threat at a township bank turned up nothing suspicious, according to Parsippany Police.

The incident occurred at the Bank of New York at 1719 Route 46, said PPD spokesperson Ptlm. Earl Kinsey.

At about 11:20 a.m., police officers, the Parsippany-Troy Hills Volunteer Fire Association and the Morris County Sheriff's Department Bomb Squad went to the bank to check out news of a threat called in by telephone, he said.

The spokesperson said common areas of the bank were searched for possible threats at the time, however, bank officials did not want the building evacuated.

Kinsey reported that nothing was found during the search and that an investigation is ongoing.

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