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Woman enters Moses Lake bank, claims to have "device"

MOSES LAKE, Wash. --- Authorities are investigating investigating an incident at Horizon Credit Union near Pioneer Street in Moses Lake. 

A woman walked into the bank and claimed she had a "device" strapped to her chest. 

She told bank employees that two men had abducted her had taped a potential explosive device to her chest, telling her to demand money from the bank. 

No one was injured, and the woman eventually exited the bank. She was taken into custody. 

A bomb squad determined there were no explosives. 

Moses Lake police confirmed the woman's story. They're looking for two suspects- an African American male in his 30's  with a mustache, and a 14-16-year-old Hispanic male with a slight accent. 

If you have any information, MLPD and the FBI  ask that you contact dispatch at 762-1160 or the Moses Lake Police Department at 764-3887.