Guard attacked and cash stolen from building society in Northampton

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Three men attacked security guards delivering cash to a Nationwide in branch in a Northampton.

The robbery happened at the St Leonards Road branch of Nationwide in the early hours of today (Friday, 31 July).

The robbery happened shortly after midnight, when security guards delivering cash to the bank were threatened by three men who forced entry to the building. One of the guards was attacked and cash was stolen.

The three offenders were all white men, wearing black clothing and black balaclavas. They are described as being of a medium build and between 5ft 10in to 6ft.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, are asked to call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, they can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at