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Police: Bank robber fires handgun into ceiling

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SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) - Scottsdale police are searching for a bank robber who pointed a handgun at the ceiling and fired before demanding cash from a teller.

Officer David Pubins says the robbery happened Thursday morning at a Bank of America branch.

The robber was wearing a black hoodie, a light mask and jeans.

Pubins says the man approached the teller, fired the gun into the ceiling and demanded cash. He fled in an unknown direction with an undisclosed amount of money.

There were employees and a few customers inside the bank when the robbery occurred. Pubins says there were no injuries.

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