Bank staff held up: Man arrested
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Armed police arrest man outside Northfield bank

A man has been arrested on suspicion of holding a staff member at gunpoint at a bank in Birmingham.

Police were called to the Bristol Road South branch of NatWest in Northfield over reports a female member of staff was being held in an interview room.

West Midlands Police said it is understood a firearm was produced, but no threats or demands were made.

They said the man, aged 60, surrendered to police about an hour later.

  • 17 Mar 2017