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UPDATE: Salisbury Police Take Bank Robbery Suspect Into Custody

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SALISBURY, Md. - Salisbury Police have an apparent bank robber in custody. According to the report, around 10:40 AM on Thursday morning, 42-year-old Gary Mitchell, arrived at the PNC Bank on Civic Avenue in a taxi, that waited while he went inside.

Police say that once the suspect gave a note demanding money, to a bank employee, and mentioned that he had a gun. Mitchell reportedly never showed the gun. The suspect left in the taxi, after getting an undisclosed amount of money from the bank.

The taxi and suspect's description was released to officers, who immediately canvassed the area. During the investigation, police discovered that the taxi had picked up the suspect on E. Railroad Avenue.

Officers then returned to that area, where they found Mitchell, who was then positively identified by a witness. No one was hurt during the robbery.

Wicomico Day School on Old Ocean City Road was on lock down for approximately twenty minutes, during the investigation. East Salisbury Elementary, Beaver Run Elementary, and Wicomico High School, were all put on alert, but not locked down.

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