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Man threatens to blow up Rockhampton bank staff

Rockhampton police head into the ANZ Bank on Bolsover St following threats.
Rockhampton police head into the ANZ Bank on Bolsover St following threats. Melanie Plane

2.20PM: A POLICE media spokeswoman has confirmed police are hunting for a man who threatened to blow up the ANZ Bank in Bolsover St this morning. 

The spokeswoman said at about 11.10am, a man entered the bank and made threats against staff and then left. 

1.10PM: WHILE only one police unit arrived at the ANZ Bank to investigate the incident, it is believed all local police are on the lookout for the alleged offender. 

The man was last seen wearing a green singlet  and black shorts. 

Further reports indicate the man became aggressive and made threats to bank staff because he was going to be late on a rent payment. 

 12.40PM: POLICE are on site at the ANZ Bank in Bolsover St taking statements and reviewing CCTV footage. 

 

It is at this stage unknown whether the alleged offender has been caught. 

 

11.45am: A MAN who threatened to blow up staff at a Rockhampton bank did so after receiving some bad news.

It is believed the man made the threats after he found out his account was overdrawn.

 

11.25am: A MAN has threatened to blow up staff at a Rockhampton bank.

Police are responding to the report in Bolsover Street.

Reports indicate the man has left the ANZ Bank premises, next to The Bulletin office, and was wearing a green singlet and black shorts.

Topics:  bolsover st, bomb threat, editors picks, rockhampton crime




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