Armed robbery at Casino bank

POLICE are searching for an armed man who held-up a bank in Casino this morning.

The offender, believed to be in his early 20’s, walked into the Summerland Credit Union on Walker Street at 10:20am and demanded cash from one of the tellers.

He was armed with a 25-30cm knife.

The teller handed over a sum of cash – police are yet to release the amount – before running from the building.

He was last seen heading towards Bi-Lo on Canterbury Street.

He was described as Caucasian, 168-170 cm tall, wearing green or black track pants with a grey hooded jumper

Police said there were a couple of witnesses inside the bank at the time of the robbery.

Anyone who sights the offender is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.


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