Police launch investigation after night-time bank raid

The Briercliffe branch of the Santander bank that was targeted by raiders on Monday evening.
The Briercliffe branch of the Santander bank that was targeted by raiders on Monday evening.
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An investigation has been launched following a bank raid in Burnley.

Police were called at around 8-10pm on Monday evening after reports of a burglary at Santander bank on the Briercliffe shopping centre in Briercliffe Road.

Do you recognise anyone on these CCTV images  captured during a raid at the Santander bank in Briercliffe, Burnley, this week?

Do you recognise anyone on these CCTV images captured during a raid at the Santander bank in Briercliffe, Burnley, this week?

Three offenders had entered the bank and taken £200 in 10p coins.

Police have released CCTV images of three people they would like to interview in connection with the break-in.

Det Sgt Tony Atkins, of Burnley CID, said: “We are investigating a burglary at Santander bank in Burnley where the offenders made off with £200 in 10p coins.

“If you recognise these people or have been offered a significant amount of 10p pieces to trade for bank notes, please contact us.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 quoting log reference 1229 of January 8.