School tour of South Dakota bank inadvertently trips alarm

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Posted: Apr 29, 2015 9:21 AM

MITCHELL, S.D. (AP) — Police officers who responded to what they thought was a robbery of a South Dakota bank found a school tour instead.

Sgt. Dave Beintema told The Daily Republic newspaper (http://bit.ly/1bdNypJ ) that students were being given a tour of the First Dakota National Bank in Mitchell on Tuesday when one of them apparently inadvertently pushed the bank's panic alarm.

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Beintema says the group of students found the whole incident amusing.

Mitchell is 70 miles west of Sioux Falls.

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Information from: The Daily Republic, http://www.mitchellrepublic.com