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Would-be bank robber flees without cash

POLICE are hunting a man wanted for an attempted bank robbery in Knowle - in broad daylight.

POLICE are hunting a man wanted for an attempted bank robbery in Knowle - in broad daylight.

At around 3pm last Friday (June 8), the robber entered the Natwest bank on the High Street, showing the cashier an empty holdall.

But as soon as the panic alarm was pressed, he fled empty-handed.

He is described as a black man between 5ft 6ins and 5ft 10ins tall and of slim build.

He was aged around 30 and wore a dark coloured beanie hat and a heavy duty high-visibility jacket with the hood up.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has any information about what happened should call Force CID on 101 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

 

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