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Oxford Lloyds TSB bank raided by two armed robbers

Police are hunting for two armed robbers who raided a bank in Oxford.

Staff at Lloyds TSB in Headington, were threatened by two men carrying guns and forced to hand over cash from the tills. Police said it is not yet known how much was taken.

Police were called just before 10:00 GMT and said the two men left on foot in the direction of the John Radcliffe Hospital.

The bank has been cordoned off and closed for a police investigation.

The first man has been described as white, around 5ft 9ins, of slim build, wearing a black hat and scarf around his face with a yellow high-visibility vest over a black coat.

The second man is described as white, in his late teens or early twenties, around 5ft 6ins, and of average build.

He was wearing a hat and scarf across his face, with a yellow high visibility vest over a checked shirt.

Det Sgt Mark Stalder, of Thames Valley Police, said: "Police are currently investigating and additional patrols will be located around the area.

"Anyone who witnessed the incident or with information that may assist our investigation should call 101."

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