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Man robs Council Bluffs bank with ax

COUNCIL BLUFFS (AP) -- Police in Council Bluffs were hunting for a man who robbed a local bank using an ax as his weapon.

Police say a white man wearing a long tan coat over a shorter jacket entered the Frontier Bank on 23rd Ave. about 2 p.m. Monday and talked briefly with a teller. They say the man suddenly reached inside his coat, pulled out an ax, and threatened the teller with it. He then grabbed an undetermined amount of money and fled the bank.

Officers say the man is considered armed and dangerous.

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