Bournemouth police search for suspected bank robber

Barclays bank Image copyright Amber Lovell
Image caption The suspect got away from the scene on foot and police are using officers on the ground and a helicopter to find him

A man threatened staff and demanded cash at a bank in Bournemouth, sparking a police hunt.

Dorset Police and the police helicopter are searching the city after a man went in to Barclays Bank in Wimborne Road.

Officers were called at 10:30 BST to reports of a robbery at the bank. The suspect made off on foot down Bryanston Road.

According to police, no weapon was seen and a quantity of cash was stolen. No-one is believed to have been injured.

The scene has been cordoned off.

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