Florida Sinkhole Tips Cops Off To Possible Robbery Attempt A utility crew found a power cord in the sink hole, which then led police to investigate an exposed tunnel. The tunnel was pointing toward a bank, in what may have been a planned robbery.
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Florida Sinkhole Tips Cops Off To Possible Robbery Attempt

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Florida Sinkhole Tips Cops Off To Possible Robbery Attempt

Florida Sinkhole Tips Cops Off To Possible Robbery Attempt

Florida Sinkhole Tips Cops Off To Possible Robbery Attempt

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A utility crew found a power cord in the sink hole, which then led police to investigate an exposed tunnel. The tunnel was pointing toward a bank, in what may have been a planned robbery.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. It's common to discover a sinkhole in Florida. What was in this hole is not. Pembroke Pines utility crews responded to a hole in a road, and a worker discovered a power cord in that hole. The FBI determined the sinkhole had exposed a tunnel 2-to-3-feet-wide. The entrance began in some woods which had a winch, generator and digging tools. And the tunnel was pointing toward a nearby bank for an apparent robbery attempt.

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