Nottingham

Arrest over Nottingham bank cash box robbery

CCTV image of man carrying cash box
Image caption When opened, the cash box would have sprayed purple dye on the robber

A man has been arrested over an armed robbery where a security guard was threatened outside a Nottingham bank.

A man confronted the guard with what is thought to have been an axe outside the Lloyds TSB branch in Carlton Hill, Carlton, on Thursday.

A cash box was taken and police said they expected the offender to have been covered with purple security dye.

The 22-year-old St Ann's man is in custody and is being questioned by detectives.

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