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6 December 2012, 15:33
Norfolk Police are investigating after an armed robbery at a bank in Aylsham this afternoon.
At approximately 2:20pm, three or possibly four men, one armed with a sledgehammer forced their way into the secure area of Barclays Bank and assaulted a member of staff. They demanded money but are believed to have been unsuccessful and fled the scene in unknown vehicle/s.
A car fire has subsequently been reported at Hungate Street, officers are seeking to establish if this is linked to the robbery.
Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information concerning it should contact Great Yarmouth CID on 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.