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Robbery-prone Towson bank branch seen as victim of its location

Robbery-prone Towson bank branch seen as victim of its location

As a security guard stood outside the front door Friday morning, a customer paused at the drive-through window of the Wells Fargo Bank branch at 989 Fairmount Ave., in Towson.

"Were you robbed last week?" she asked a teller.

The customer, who identified herself only as Jane, then told a reporter she had read in the Towson Times about the robbery Jan. 29.

"It's sad," she said, but added that crime is widespread. "Unfortunately, you can't get away from it anywhere."

The Jan. 29 incident happened at 5:42 p.m., when two assailants robbed the branch at gunpoint and fled on foot. Detectives are working with the FBI to solve the...

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