Police were called at 11.15am to Long Street, Middleton, this morning to reports a man was armed and making threats in a bank.

The man then stole a quantity of cash from Barclays Bank before making off on foot. Enquiries are ongoing.

Detective Inspector Matthew Hamer said: “A man entered the bank with a note and making threats, and demanding money – he then made off with a quantity of cash.

“He is described as a white male, wearing dark grey cargo pants, black body warmer, long-sleeved black top, black woolly hat, blue surgical mask and an orange high-visibility jacket.”


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