Mid Wales

Man appears over robbery outside Machynlleth Barclays

The Barclays branch in Machynlleth
Image caption Police cordoned off the bank after the incident

A 24-year-old man from the Birmingham area has appeared before magistrates at Brecon charged with committing robbery at Machynlleth in Powys.

Micquel Daniel France had been arrested in connection with a theft from a private security firm guard at the entrance to Barclays Bank on Thursday.

A large amount of cash was later found in a field on the outskirts of Welshpool.

Police are still hunting for two other suspects, both white men.

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