Norwich: Appeal After Bank Robbery

Police are looking for a man who carried out a robbery at a bank in Norwich this afternoon.

Police are telling Heart they want to find a man who carried out a robbery at a bank this afternoon.

Officers were called at about 12.10pm after reports of a man going into the Co-Operative Bank on London Street  demanding cash from a member of staff over the counter. A quantity of cash was handed over and the offender fled the scene and is believed to have gone in the direction of Tombland.


No-one was hurt in the incident and no vehicle was seen. The suspect is described as male, about six foot tall, of skinny build, aged in his early 20s, with brown hair. He was wearing a grey hooded top or dark jacket with a hood, blue jeans and had a grey/blue scarf over his face. He also wore white trainers and was unshaven. Enquiries are on-going to locate the offender.


D/S Nigel Gillick from Bethel Street CID said: “Our enquiries continue and we’d appeal for anyone who may have seen any suspicious activity in the area prior to the incident and also immediately after the robbery to call us."


Anyone who witnessed the incident or has knowledge of the robbery should contact Bethel Street CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.