Thousands of pounds stolen from Clitheroe bank

A major manhunt is under way after armed robbers targeted a vehicle delivering cash to a Clitheroe bank.

Thursday, 24th November 2016, 9:42 pm
Updated Tuesday, 6th December 2016, 11:51 am
Thousands of pounds are believed to have been stolen

The incident happened at 7.40 pm when the balaclava-clad gang attacked Santander bank in castle street.

The area has been cordoned off and there is a heavy police presence in and around castle street.

It is believed the robbers escaped with a cash cassette containing thousands of pounds.

Witnesses who may have seen anything at all or have information about the getaway car are urged to call police on 101.

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