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False alarms at downtown Wells Fargo

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webmaster | 06/01/13

If you’ve seen police with guns drawn outside the downtown Madera Wells Fargo lately, officers say don’t worry — everything is okay.

For the past week, Sgt. Gino Chiaramonte with the Madera Police Department said the Wells Fargo branch at Yosemite Avenue and D Street has had trouble with its robbery alarms.

“The alarm goes off and we don’t know if it’s real or not, so we have to respond as though it were a real robbery,” Chiaramonte said.

On Friday afternoon, police descended upon the Wells Fargo for yet another false alarm...


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