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Suspect, bystander exchange fire in Colerain Twp bank robbery

Surveillance image of the suspect (Provided by police) Surveillance image of the suspect (Provided by police)
COLERAIN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

A suspect and patron inside a Colerain Township bank exchanged gunfire during a robbery Monday morning.

It happened at the Key Bank in the 3500 block of Springdale Rd. shortly after 11 a.m.

A man in dark clothing entered the bank and demanded money, police said. That’s when the suspect and a bystander exchanged gunfire.

The patron was legally carrying a firearm.

Police did not say whether the suspect or bystander fired first.

A bullet shattered the front window of the bank. No injuries were reported. 

The suspect fled with another man in dark clothing. The pair remains at large.

A Hamilton County sheriff's helicopter searched for the suspects along with agents for the FBI.

If anyone has information about the suspects, please contact Colerain Police Department at 513-321-COPS.

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