Arrest following bank robbery in York
5:48am 29th April 2010
Scared staff at the Halifax Bank in York have described their shock after an armed robbery there yesterday afternoon.
Just before 1 o'clock a man threatened staff and escaped with cash.
But police were quick to respond.
With the assistance of CCTV, a 34 year old man from the Tyne and Wear area was arrested close to Lendal Bridge seven minutes later.
This morning, he remains in police custody.
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