Police search for man who robbed an Exeter bank

A robber who claimed to be armed stole cash from an Exeter city centre bank.

The man entered the NatWest branch in High Street and demanded money, before leaving with a quantity of cash in a carrier bag, police said.

A cashier was left shaken but not hurt in the raid, which happened at 13:10 GMT on Monday.

The suspect is described as white, clean-shaven, of medium build and in his late 40s. He had medium-length dark hair.

Police said he was wearing khaki trousers and white trainers, and possibly a blue fleece.

Det Insp Kevin Till, from Exeter CID, said: "We are following up a number of lines of inquiry and urge anyone with information about the robbery to come forward."

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