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FBI investigating attempted bank robbery in Phoenix; suspect taken into custody

The suspect was identified on Friday as 34-year-old Atif Mikal Burke.
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PHOENIX — The FBI's Violent Crimes Task Force is investigating an attempted bank robbery at a Chase Bank in Phoenix, authorities said.

The attempted robbery resulted in no injuries, but the Phoenix Police Department has taken an individual into custody. 

The suspect was identified on Friday as 34-year-old Atif Mikal Burke. 

He was taken into custody on Wednesday. 

The attempted robbery took place near Cactus Road and Tatum Boulevard. 

The FBI has stated that no further information will be released while the investigation is continuing. 

We will update this story as more details are relayed.

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