Developing: Heavy Police Presence at Miners Bank Branch Near Frackville


WEST MAHANOY TOWNSHIP/ FRACKVILLE LINE (SCHUYLKILL COUNTY)  There is a heavy police presence at the Miners Bank Branch Lehigh Avenue on the West Mahanoy Township/ Frackville line.

According to our crew on the scene the bank was evacuated around 9:30 Friday Morning. 

A Mid Penn Bank spokesperson tells Eyewitness News there was a robbery a that the bank and money was taken.    The person involved ran from the scene.   They did not say if a weapon was shown.

Brittany Zolko Director of Corporate Communications of the Mid Penn Bank offered this statement to Eyewitness News
  “First and foremost, all of our employees are safe and unharmed. We will continue to monitor the investigation and will have more information on when we will be reopening the branch.”

There is a bomb squad at the scene but no information at what prompted their arrival.

More information as it becomes available.

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