Pair arrested in robbery probe

DETECTIVES were last night questioning a man and a woman after an alleged robbery at an Essex bank.

DETECTIVES were last night questioning a man and a woman after an alleged robbery at an Essex bank.

Armed police swooped on Brightlingsea after it was reported that a man and woman had targeted a bank in the town’s High Street.

The alleged incident happened at just before 2pm yesterday.

Workers at the bank were allegedly threatened by a pair who claimed to have a gun although no weapon was seen.


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The shocked staff handed over several hundred pounds before the pair fled.

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