Substantial amount of cash stolen in bank Robbery

Police have today launched an investigation following a bank robbery in Hathersage.

The robbery occurred this morning Thursday, February 20th at the Royal Bank of Scotland on Main Road.

Two robbers made off with a substantial amount of money and left the bank carrying a holdall. They turned left out of the bank and made off towards the village.

They were described as scruffy, wearing hooded tops with the hoods worn up.

Members of the public are asked to contact police if they saw the men in the area at 9.05am this morning or saw anything suspicious last night (Wednesday, February 19).

Anyone with information is asked to ring the 101 non-emergency number. To report crime anonymously call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.