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Arrest following bank robbery in York

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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