UPDATE (12:20PM): While police have not given an official statement confirming that a robbery occurred at the bank, some locals witnessed police moving in to control the scene.
“I seen the police surround the bank, had the whole bank surrounded, , so I come up here and looked and seen a police officer with a big gun, what I think was a sniper rifle,” said Sonder Harmon, a bank customer.
We’ll continue to follow this story as it develops.
ORIGINAL: U.S. Marshals are on the scene at the Wells Fargo Bank on U.S. 280 in Phenix City.
There were reports of a robbery in progress at the bank this morning.