Robber Leaves Live Bomb During CUHold-Up

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COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - (07/25/05) -- Authorities were hunting over theweekend for a man who took a live explosive device out of backpackat Fitters Local 58 FCU Friday morning, then made off with anundetermined amount of cash. Police shut down the area surroundingthe credit union for three hours as the bomb squad disabled thehome-made bomb at the credit union. Employees were inside thecredit union at the tome but no members were. No one was injure dinthe incident. The case is unusual because most times that robbersclaim to have an explosive device they are bluffing, policesaid.

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