Appeal for information following robbery - Oxford

23 January 2016, 4:09 pm

Thames Valley Police is appealing for information after a robbery in Oxford.

At about 10.30am today (23/1), two men entered Lloyds Bank, London Road, Headington, Oxford and demanded money. One of the men produced what is believed to be a firearm. No one was injured.

The two men then left the bank, with the stolen money, along Stephen Road. They are believed to have made off in a white BMW 1 Series.

The first offender is white, 5ft 7ins tall and slim He was wearing a blue boiler suit and his face was covered. The second offender is black, 6ft 2ins and he was also wearing a blue boiler suit and had his face covered. Both men are believed to be in their twenties.

Investigating officer Det Sgt Parsons from Force CID based in Oxford, said: “This was a frightening crime which took place in broad daylight on a Saturday morning. Although no one was injured, staff and customers are obviously shocked by the experience.

“ I would ask anyone with information to get in touch immediately. Let us know if you saw anyone acting suspiciously in the vicinity of the Bank or saw a white BMW in the area shortly before or afterwards. Call 101 with information no matter how minor the detail may appear."

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers (opens new window) anonymously on 0800 555 111. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court. If you have any concerns please contact your local Neighbourhoodl Policing Team.

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