FIRESTONE, Colo. (CBS4)– The King Soopers store in Firestone was evacuated Tuesday morning while firefighters tried to rescue someone who was stuck in the ceiling inside the store.

Police in Firestone rushed to the store before 9 a.m. Tuesday. The store was immediately evacuated.

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The fire department brought in a ladder truck to help with the ceiling rescue. It is unclear why the person was in the ceiling, or how the person got up there, but one witness described what she saw.

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“I talked to one of the employees and she said she heard banging next to the Click List area of hers and i guess that’s when they found there was a bank robber in there,” said witness Pattie Demple.

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It is unclear how long the store will remain off limits to customers.

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