Millions stolen in cash heist

SUFFOLK police are on alert tonight after robbers made away with what may be the biggest heist in British history. At least £25 million was stolen from a cash depot in Tonbridge, Kent, with unconfirmed reports that the final figure could be as much as £40m.

SUFFOLK police are on alert tonight after robbers made away with what may be the biggest heist in British history.

At least £25 million was stolen from a cash depot in Tonbridge, Kent, with unconfirmed reports that the final figure could be as much as £40m.

The Governor of the Bank Of England called for a review of security arrangements for the storage of banknotes following the raid on the Securitas depot, at about 2.15am today in which 15 members of staff were threatened and tied up.

For the full story see tomorrow's Evening Star.

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