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Man arrested over Nationwide raid

The scene of the Nationwide Bank on Fishergate,Preston were a robbery took place

The scene of the Nationwide Bank on Fishergate,Preston were a robbery took place

A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery at a Preston building society.

The Nationwide on Fishergate was targeted on Monday afternoon, when a man demanded a cashier hand over a large sum of money, claiming he had a gun in a bag. He then fled.

A Lancashire police spokesman said: “A 52 year old man from London was arrested on Tuesday night on suspicion of robbery and will be interviewed by detectives during the course of Wednesday.”

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