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Man arrested on suspicion of armed bank robberies in Rugby, Nuneaton

Rugby Editorial 12th Oct, 2015 Updated: 27th Oct, 2016

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of two bank robberies in Nuneaton and Rugby.

It follows a incident on Thursday (October 8) at the Royal Bank of Scotland in Church Street, where a man threatened staff with a bladed weapon and demanded money before leaving on foot.

A second incident took place at the Royal Bank of Scotland on Queen’s Street in Nuneaton today (Monday October 12) around 11.15am when a cashier was threatened with a weapon and ordered to hand over cash.

No one was injured during either incident but a substantial amount of cash was taken.

A 41-year-old was arrested in Nuneaton town centre shortly after the incident today (Monday) and is currently in police custody.

Cash and a weapon have been recovered by police.

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