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Police hunt for man after cash stolen in Hale bank robbery

By David Prior at

Police are searching for a man after a quantity of cash was taken from a bank in Hale.

Officers were called to reports of a robbery at Barclays Bank on Ashley Road at 3.30pm yesterday afternoon.

An unknown quantity of cash was taken in the incident; two members of staff and a customer were inside the bank at the time.

The offender subsequently escaped and has not yet been located.

Police are asking anyone with any information to contact them on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.