DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) - PNC Bank is responding to the controversy surrounding its decision to close a branch in the Westown Shopping Center on West Third Street in Dayton.
It released a statement Tuesday that says, "We have committed to follow up with the community members who attended the meeting, but we do not have any further updates to share at this time."
Local civil rights leaders met with PNC Monday asking the bank to reconsider its decision to close the branch on August 16.
They reported making some progress at that meeting, but PNC's statement makes it clear, at least right now, that the branch closing is still scheduled.
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