Hunt for machete gang in bank van robbery

Hunt for machete gang in bank van robbery

By Gareth Dennison | 28/09/2011 0 comments

Hunt for machete gang in bank van robbery

A GROUP of machete-wielding bank robbers stole a “large quantity” of cash during a daytime raid on a security van.

The vehicle was targeted outside the Royal Bank of Scotland on High Street, Swallownest, at about 11.45am today.

Police later recovered a white Transit van, on King Street, which they believe was used in the raid. The exact amount of cash taken is not yet known.

Officers have appealed for information from anyone who witnessed the robbery, saw the van in the Swallownest area or might have any other useful information.

Contact 01142 202020, quoting reference 373 of September 27 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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