'Armed' man arrested at Birmingham NatWest bank


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'Armed' man arrested at Birmingham NatWest bank

  • 17 March 2017
  • From the section Birmingham & Black Country
The scene
Image caption Police were called to reports of a man with a firearm

A man has been arrested at a NatWest bank in Birmingham following reports of an armed person inside.

Officers were called to the Bristol Road South branch in Northfield at 11:45 GMT.

The suspect was detained at around 13:00 GMT, West Midlands Police said. There were no reports of any injuries.

A spokesman said: "Response and armed officers contained the building. Police negotiators are on the scene."

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Image caption The branch is in Bristol Road South, Northfield