Cops hand out flyers in search for armed robbers

Police investigating a bank robbery in Hathersage have been handing out flyers in the area to appeal for information.

At about 9am on Thursday, February 20, an armed robbery took place at The Royal Bank of Scotland on Main Road, Hathersage.

Two men threatened staff with a silver hand gun and a crowbar before making off with a “substantial” amount of money.

Officers have been handing out flyers in the area displaying CCTV images of people they would like to speak to in connection with the robbery.

In addition, posters have been distributed asking the public if they have seen any discarded clothing.

Police would like anyone who was travelling along Main Road at about 9am last Thursday to contact them on 101.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.