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Authorities: stop the robbery jokes

Hancock Clarion photo/Hancock County Sheriff’s Office

By Dave Taylor

Authorities have a simple message to deliver to the public regarding last Thursday’s armed bank robbery in Lewisport: it’s no laughing matter.

After employees of Hancock Bank survived facing down the barrel of a gun wielded by a masked robber and his accomplice, they’re now enduring a string of jokes from customers and the public that most agree are not a good idea.

See this week’s Hancock Clarion for the full story

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