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AlertSystems Respond to Salford Silent Bank Robbery


Leading business security provider, AlertSystems, has responded to CCTV footage of a man who committed a bank robbery with a hand written note.

(PRWEB UK) 29 July 2013

CCTV images have been released in connection with a robbery that happened in a Salford branch of NatWest in the latest appeal for information – reports Manchester Evening News on July 24 with their article ‘CCTV released of Salford silent bank robber who handed staff a note threatening to shoot'.

Police have released the CCTV footage in a fresh appeal to capture the man who committed a silent bank robbery by handing the cashier a note which said '£5,000 NOW, SHHH OR I'LL SHOOT' before fleeing the premises.

Detective Chief Inspector Ben Ewart, of Swinton CID, said: “While no weapons were seen, the offender has robbed a bank and in the process – through the medium of the written word – threatened to shoot staff if they did not comply.”

As experts in security systems, AlertSystems is all too aware of the threat bank and retail premises are at from criminals.

A spokesperson from AlertSystems said:

“Theft and burglary can take many different forms and it is important to be protected. Silent robberies like this can be hard to detect as they make very little commotion but with the presence of a CCTV security system it should be possible to identify the culprit and bring them to justice.”

AlertSystems manage and maintain over 5000 security installations throughout the UK and are specialists in providing business security solutions. Offering professional service and a complete range of security services such as monitored alarm systems, Automatic Number Plate Recognition and Avigilon CCTV security systems. AlertSystems offers effective and reliable solutions to security problems.

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