Bank robber leaves behind suspected pipe bomb

Posted at 7:23 PM, Aug 29, 2016
and last updated 2016-08-29 22:37:56-04

The bomb squad was called to a Pasadena bank Monday afternoon to investigate a suspicious device left by a robbery suspect.

Authorities said around 3:40pm police were called to the Hamilton Bank on Jumpers Hill Road in Pasadena for a report of a robbery.

The suspect walked into the bank, implied he had a weapon and demanded money. As he fled, he left a device that included a pipe, wires and a watch on the counter.

Police evacuated the building and nearby businesses as the Annapolis bomb squad investigated the suspected pipe bomb. It was later determined the device was a hoax.

A description of the suspect is not available.