Police want to check mobile phones as part of probe into bank raid in Derbyshire

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Detectives investigating an armed robbery at a bank are urging anyone who used their mobile phones around the time of the crime to come forward.

The Royal Bank of Scotland on Main Road, Hathersage, was held up at around 9am on Thursday, February 20.

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

Detectives carrying out inquiries into the raid have been handing out flyers and making house-to-house inquiries in Hathersage in an effort to find people who saw or heard anything suspicious.

They also want to speak to anyone who used their phone locally between 9am and 9.05am on the day.

A Derbyshire Police spokesman said: “Officers would like to speak to anyone who used their mobile phone between 9am and 9.05am on Thursday, February 20, to support the investigation.”

n Anyone with information should call Derbyshire Police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.