Police are hunting two armed robbers after they targeted a high street bank in broad daylight.
The men, who were brandishing weapons and dressed in blue overalls, entered the Lloyds TSB branch on High Street in Gorseinon, Swansea, just after 10am on Tuesday morning.
Part of High St, Gorseinon closed due to police incident at Lloyd’s Bank pic.twitter.com/z79QjmZ6JU
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Armed police along with a dog unit and police helicopter were deployed to the town centre after the two suspects fled the scene in a car.
Police said it was currently “unclear” if the men had managed to steal any cash from the bank, but confirmed no-one was hurt during the incident.
We're investigating a robbery at Lloyds TSB, High Street #Gorseinon, which happened at approx 10am today. No-one was injured during the incident. Arrest enquiries are ongoing. If you witnessed anything suspicious, or have any info, please call 101, quoting ref 1800440811
— SW Police Swansea (@SWPSwansea) November 20, 2018
A spokeswoman for South Wales Police said: “Arrest inquiries are ongoing and anyone who has any information which could assist the investigation, or who witnessed any suspicious activity in the area prior to the incident, is urged to contact 101, or 999 in an emergency, quoting occurrence 1800440811.
“Crimestoppers can also be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.”