Woman with coat on head robs Grantham bank

Yorkshire Bank, Grantham Image copyright Google
Image caption The woman left with a quantity of cash and was seen heading towards the Angel & Royal Hotel

Police are hunting for a woman who carried out a robbery at a Lincolnshire bank wearing a coat over her head.

The incident happened at the Yorkshire Bank, High Street, in Grantham at about 14:30 BST.

Police said the suspect, who is described as of medium to large build and wearing a black vest top, entered the bank and demanded money.

She told staff she had a gun but no weapon was seen. She left with a quantity of cash, the bank said.

Officers said she was thought to be aged between 30-40, with dark hair.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the force.

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