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      Deputies investigating threat to blow up 5/3 Bank in Grand Traverse County

      A threat was made to blow up the 5/3 Bank at 2425 Holiday Rd. in East Bay Twp. on Monday at 12:15 p.m.

      A threat was made to blow up the 5/3 Bank at 2425 Holiday Rd. in East Bay Twp. on Monday at 12:15 p.m.

      According to the Grand Traverse Sheriff deputies, a bank customer grew upset per phone conversation with a bank employee and made a threat to blow up the bank.

      Deputies secured and checked the location for about an hour for explosives with a K-9 unit but nothing was found.

      "We would like to thank the Sheriff's Department for their quick attention to this matter, says John Zimmerman, Senior Vice President of Fifth Third Bank - West Michigan. "We take all precautionary measures to ensure our customers and employees are safe."

      The bank has re-opened and returned to normal.

      Deputies are investigating where the call came from.