On Monday 24 March, Devon and Cornwall police were called to NatWest Bank on Exeter High Street after a man left with a substantial amount of cash.
Police were called at 1.10pm. He entered the building claiming he was armed, although no weapon was seen. After demanding money from a cashier, he left with a large amount of cash in a Sainsbury’s bag. The cashier was unharmed.
Dog handlers as well as police units were called to the scene and searched for the suspect. He is described as white, in his late 40s, clean shaven, with medium-length black hair. The police are appealing for witnesses.
Detective Inspector Kevin Till, Exeter CID, said: “We are following up a number of lines of enquiry and urge anyone with information about the robbery to come forward.”
The investigation is ongoing.
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