KENNEWICK, Wash.- Kennewick police responded to an incident at the US Bank on West 1st Avenue this morning.
Workers at the bank were letting customers in one at a time and locking the door behind them, saying their branch was dealing with an emergency. They were one of five businesses reporting threats from an unidentified caller. Kennewick police tell us someone using a Google Chat generic phone number was calling businesses including two insurance companies and a retail store telling them someone would come in to harm them. The bank was operating normally by this afternoon according to employees.