Posted: Wed 18th Apr 2018

Police appeal for witnesses after ‘substantial amount of cash’ taken in Queensferry bank robbery

News and Info from Deeside, Flintshire, North Wales
This article is old - Published: Wednesday, Apr 18th, 2018

Police are appealing for witnesses following a bank robbery in Queensferry this morning.

Police say two men entered Barclays Bank just before 10.20am – they made of with a large amount of cash. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers are asking anyone with phone, video or dashcam footage filmed along Station Road to contact them. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

In an update a spokesperson for North Wales Police said: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

“Two males entered the bank around 10.19am today and made off with a substantial amount of cash. No one was injured. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Officers are keen to hear from anyone with phone, video or dashcam footage of the area at the time. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

If you have information please call 101 ref W049276.” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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Earlier report: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Several people have been in touch to say they have seen armed police in Queensferry. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Police have not confirmed the reason as yet but a number police vehicles have been spotted near Barclays Bank on Station Road. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Its also been reported Police have tapped off area outside Barclays Bank. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Updates to follow: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Phillip Moran posted a video on Facebook, he said “Getting my hair cut and the bank in Queensferry gets robbed madness” ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

The video shows police entering Barclays Bank – smoke could be seen coming from within the bank. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Smoke systems are used in banks for security, they fill an area with harmless smoke which aims to disorient robbers. ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

Andy Fagan posted this image: ‌​‌‌‌​‌‌‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​‍‌​‌‌‌​‌​

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