Man robbed at knifepoint at cash machine at Lloyds/TSB in Aylestone Road, Leicester
A robber threatened a bank customer with a knife before ordering him to take money out of a cash machine.
The 59-year-old victim was targeted after he had withdrawn cash from his account from the machine outside Lloyds/TSB in Aylestone Road, Leicester, at 8pm on Friday.
His attacker threatened him with a craft knife and took the money the man had just withdrawn.
He then ordered him to take out more cash before taking that and running away along nearby Cavendish Road. Two members of the public chased him, but the robber escaped.
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Detective Constable Nick Freeman said: "Robberies involving knives are relatively rare in this city, so this incident is particularly disturbing. Fortunately the victim was not physically harmed.
"Aylestone Road is a very busy road so I am hoping there were other people in the area on this evening who saw something which may help us."
The robber is white, 18 to 20, 5ft 10ins to 6ft and of slim build. He was wearing a dark hooded top with a grey scarf over the lower part of his face.
Contact Det Con Freeman on 101 or Crimestoppers, which is anonymous on 0800 555 111.