Police Headquarters has released CCTV video footage from yesterday’s (September 27), armed robbery of a private bank branch at Dharmapala Mawatha in Slave Island.

In the incident which occurred at around 7.10am yesterday, an armed individual held bank staff at gunpoint before escaping on a motorbike with Rs.5.5 million in cash.

Police have released CCTV footage of the incident in attempt to obtain information from the public regarding the identity of the armed robber.

Members of the public who may have any information regarding the suspect are requested to contact the following numbers:

OIC – Slave Island Police: 011-2384382

OIC (Crimes Division) – Slave Island Police: 011-2323330