£25,000 reward after staff tied up in bank robbery | Central

Detectives are hunting a pair of robbers who tied up staff and stole a large quantity of money from a bank in Aldridge, Walsall.

A reward of £25,000 has been offered to help catch the two who struck at Lloyds Bank in High Street, Aldridge at around 8.30am on Tuesday (30 May).

The bank was closed throughout Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday and only reopened on Friday.

The raid came just two days before masked men stole money from a Halifax branch in Kings Heath, Birmingham.

Detectives say two people are believed to have been involved in the robbery, with one acting as a lookout.

A spokesman for the bank said:

A spokesman for West Midlands Police said:

It is believed that a thief gained entry to the bank as staff were opening up for the day at around 8.30am.

The man tied up staff and stole a large quantity of cash.

– West Midlands Police spokesman

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