Prank Phone Call Leads To Scare At Tyler Bank

An apparent prank phone call caused a big scare this afternoon at a Tyler bank.   Police say around 3 o'clock, someone called them, saying the Austin Bank on Beckham was being robbed and someone had been shot.

Once on the scene, police secured the area and determined none of it was true. Officers do know the call came from a cell phone. The caller could face charges of making a false report.

Karolyn Davis reporting.