Suspect in 3 Butler County bank bomb threats sought

The threats were made Monday shortly after 12 PM. Authorities had to check out the banks one at...
The threats were made Monday shortly after 12 PM. Authorities had to check out the banks one at a time before determining there were no real threats. (Source: WSFA 12 News)
Updated: Mar. 27, 2018 at 3:44 PM CDT
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BUTLER COUNTY, AL (WSFA) - Greenville police and the FBI are working a "promising lead" of a bomb threat suspect.

Investigators say the suspect called in three bomb threats at three Trustmark Banks: two in Greenville and one in Georgiana. The threats were made Monday shortly after 12 p.m. Authorities had to check out the banks one at a time before determining there were no real threats.

"Had them searched for two hours or a little over while we did a search of the premises, both banks here and they did the same thing in Georgiana. We found nothing. We got a bomb dog to be on the safe side," said Greenville police chief Justin Lovvorn.

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Department sent a K-9 to help search for any potential bombs.

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