Dorset

Security guards attacked in Parkstone cash van robbery

Two security guards have been attacked by robbers who raided their cash van outside a Dorset building society.

The robbery happened outside Nationwide in Ashley Road, in the Parkstone are of Poole, late on Monday.

Dorset Police said the guards were attacked by two people using "a bladed instrument and a heavy instrument" before escaping with cash.

Police, including an armed response unit and helicopter, searched the area after the attack.

The guards were treated for minor injuries.

Police are appealing for anyone who was in the area between 10:00 BST and 10:30 BST on Monday to report anything suspicious.

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