Axe raid on Halifax bank in Heckmondwike
Nov 19 2009 by Sam Casey, Huddersfield Daily Examiner
ROBBERS armed with an axe and sledgehammers raided a bank.
The three forced their way into Halifax bank on Westgate in Heckmondwike and threatened two security guards who were filling a cash machine.
They took a large amount of money before fleeing.
Nobody was injured during the robbery, which happened at 8.30pm on Tuesday.
The robbers drove off in a dark Subaru Impreza with the fake registration VV05 ELY. The car was abandoned in Grovesenor Street in Heckmondwike.
Anyone with information should contact Dewsbury CID on 01924 431012.