Police issue update on security guard robbery at Nationwide bank

A G4S worker attacked and robbed while delivering cash to a Nationwide bank suffered injuries, police have said. The victim was taken to hospital with injuries to his back but police have today confirmed that his condition is not life threatening. The security guard was delivering money to the bank on Prescot Road, Old Swan, when he was assaulted by three armed men.

Witnesses at the scene said they saw the suspects carrying a machete during the robbery. Three men were then seen making off in a white VW Golf at around 7.20pm on Monday, May 24. Police found the getaway car a short time later in Barons Hey, Stockbridge Village.

Officers have not yet made any arrests in connection with the robbery but an investigation is underway.

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4) Press Save changes and that’s it! Detective Inspector Craig Turner said on Monday: “We are carrying out a number of enquiries in the area after a security guard was injured during a robbery this evening, and I would ask anyone who has any information, to please get in touch. “If you witnessed the robbery or a car matching the description in the area, please let us know.

I would also urge motorists to check dash-cam footage and local residents to examine CCTV. “To assault a man simply carrying out his job in this way is despicable and an investigation is now ongoing to locate those responsible.” Anyone with information is asked to DM @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 21000334011.

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