Jackson County investigators are looking into a fake bomb threat that occurred Tuesday afternoon at FNB Bank in Bridgeport.

According to Sgt. Bart Buchanan, a person called the bank and told the teller to wire an undisclosed amount of money to a private account.

"He said, if not, a bomb would be set off in the bank," said Buchanan.

Bridgeport police and the Jackson County Sheriff's Office responded to the scene.

"The bank was evacuated," said Buchanan. "We conducted an investigation and a search of the building. No bomb was located."

Buchanan said no arrests have been made.

"At this time, we're tracking down some leads," he said.

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