Lockdown lifted at community college following bank robbery - WMC Action News 5 - Memphis, Tennessee

Lockdown lifted at community college following bank robbery

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COVINGTON, TN (WMC) -

A robbery at a Covington bank prompted a lockdown at a nearby college.

Two suspects used a weapon to rob Clayton Bank and Trust on Highway 51.  According to the Covington police chief, both men were wearing hoodies, surgical masks and gloves. They made employees get on the ground, took money, and ran.

Dyersburg State Community College was on lockdown for about an hour as investigators searched the area, but the lockdown has since been lifted.

No injuries have been reported.

FBI agents are on the scene investigating. No one has been arrested at this time. 

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