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An attempted bank robbery that mushroomed into a hostage taking ended peacefully Thursday night with the suspect’s surrender at a bank in Canton Township, police said. without incident, according to police. All of the hostages were bank employees, police said. Officers surrounded the bank and began diverting traffic away from the area, closing that segment of Canton Center Road during the Thursday’s afternoon rush hours, while the Western Wayne Special Operations Team spent hours negotiating for the release of the hostages, police spokeswoman Barb Caruso said.
Canton Deputy Police Chief Craig Wilsher said no shots were fired and no injuries reported. Police said the man had been armed with a handgun.
Police believe he acted alone.
“We have no information at this time that there was more than one suspect,” Baugh said.
The situation at the bank was tense.
“We are praying,” Canton Township Supervisor Pat Williams said early on.
The incident marked the second bank robbery in Canton in eight days, but Baugh said police couldn’t yet say if the two were related.
In that robbery, a masked gunman, described as a white male in his 30s, brandished a gun, demanded money from a teller and escaped with an undisclosed amount of cash.