Police presence at NBT Bank in Wilkes-Barre

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WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU) — Eyewitness News can confirm police were on scene at the NBT Bank in Wilkes-Barre for an investigation of reported gunfire.

Police and ambulance were present at the NBT Bank on North Wilkes-Barre Boulevard, Saturday afternoon after a report of shots fired in the area.

Eyewitness News was on scene when law enforcement was surveying the area of the bank with a police K-9. Police were also seen collecting evidence that appeared to be a handgun, from a bush in front of the bank.

According to the Wilkes-Barre City Police officer, no one was shot and that the ambulance was there for the suspect. It is unclear at this time if anyone was injured.

Police had the scene cleared around 5:50 p.m.

There is no confirmation as to why police were at the NBT Bank at this time. This is an ongoing investigation we will update you with the latest information as it is released.

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