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St Cloud bank robbery – Hostages taken in Wells Fargo heist in Minnesota as FBI and SWAT teams surround branch

HOSTAGE CRISIS

A HOSTAGE situation got underway at a Wells Fargo Bank in St. Cloud Minnesota, on Thursday afternoon, according to police sources.

It wasn't immediately clear how many hostages were involved, but witness photos show a major police presence on the scene.

A Wells Fargo spokesperson confirmed the situation to KARE 11.

"We can confirm a hostage situation at Wells Fargo’s St. Cloud South branch, located at 200 33rd Avenue South," they said.

"We are cooperating with local law enforcement and will do whatever we can to assist the authorities in their investigation.

"We recognize this is a traumatic moment for the community and our colleagues. The safety and security of our customers and employees is our most important priority."

There were no reported injuries as Thursday afternoon.

Police and FBI were both on the scene, according to police sources.

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