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      911 call released from Myrtle Beach bank robbery hoax

      Myrtle Beach police released the 911 call that came into dispatchers Wednesday for what appeared to be a shooting inside of Sun Trust Mortgage on 48th Avenue North. The call turned out to be a hoax.

      The two individuals speaking are both dispatchers and one is reading the information from the internet call.

      The report was that five individuals with long-armed rifles were inside the bank and shots had been fired.

      Police surrounded the bank and eventually entered the building. They determined no one inside was hurt or injured.

      A similar call came into police in Knoxville, TN around 1:05 p.m. that four robbers with shotguns were at the Suntrust Bank there, according to our affiliate WATE.

      Listen to the call in its entirety above.