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Hostages Taken at Kansas Bank

January 1, 2000

OLATHE, Kan. (AP) _ Two people entered a suburban Kansas City bank and took at least one hostage Friday evening and gunshots were heard inside the building, police said.

The suspects entered a Bank of America branch in Olathe shortly after 5 p.m. and took at least one hostage, police told WDAF-TV.

A hostage negotiator heard shots fired inside the bank, WDAF reported.

Further details were not immediately available.

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