‘Substantial amount of money’ stolen from Lancaster bank

Police have taped off Barclays Bank in Lancaster
Police have taped off Barclays Bank in Lancaster

Lancashire police have confirmed it is investigating a burglary at Barclays Bank in Lancaster.

The bank in Market Street has been cordoned off today, December 5, following a report at around 8.35am that a “substantial amount of money had been taken from a safe”.

It is understood the bank will remain closed for the rest of the day.

A police spokeswoman said: “Enquiries are ongoing. No arrests have been made at this stage.

“Anyone with information should call 101 quoting log number 282 of 5 December.”