Arrest over Piccadilly Circus Barclays bank robbery

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Image caption Officers were called to the scene at Barclays Bank, Piccadilly Circus, on Monday morning

A 34-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery after Barclays Bank's central London flagship branch was targeted on Monday morning.

Cash was taken from the bank in Regent Street, at Piccadilly Circus, with cash holders covered in red dye left scattered on the pavement outside.

Police said no-one was injured during the robbery.

Detectives from the Flying Squad arrested a man now in custody in a west London police station.

Image caption Cash holders covered in red dye were scattered on the ground outside the bank

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