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Robber wearing 'balaclava' threatens Halifax bank staff in Sevenoaks with what's believed to be a gun

07 February 2014
by KentOnline reporter

A robber wearing a balaclava or hood threatened bank staff with what's believed to be a handgun.

It's reported the man entered the Halifax in Sevenoaks High Street at around 10.45am today and demanded money from staff.

He was wearing a balaclava or tightly-drawn hood and sunglasses and had what's described as a gun.

Kent Police officers on the beat

Kent Police officers on the beat

He then fled into a nearby car.

Police are appealing for witnesses who saw a silver car, possibly a convertible, driving erratically in the High Street at around that time.

It was last seen near the council building.

No-one was harmed during the incident, but staff were left shaken. 

Anyone with any information should contact DC Tony Hatcher at Tonbridge police station by calling 01732 379346.

Alternatively, contact Kent Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111, quoting incident reference 07-0466.

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