Hartlepool Barclays Bank robbery: Four arrested

Barclays Bank on York Road, HartlepoolImage source, Google
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The bank was robbed on Friday morning

Four people have been arrested after an armed robbery at a bank.

Barclays Bank in York Road in Hartlepool was targeted just after 10:00 BST on Friday, Cleveland Police said.

No-one had been injured during the robbery but a "significant amount of cash" was taken, a force spokesperson said.

Three men, aged 39, 42 and 49, and 39-year-old woman, all from Hartlepool area, are still in custody.

A fourth man in his 20s was arrested but later released without charge.

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