Tasmanian News

TAS armed robbery at Launceston bank


A man allegedly armed with a knife has robbed an ANZ bank at Launceston's Mowbray this afternoon.

Tasmania police allege the offender entered the bank on Invermay Road and demanded money from a teller and a customer.

The man fled on foot with a sum of cash and was last seen at a nearby Shopping Centre.

No one was physically injured during the incident.

Detectives are following a specific line of inquiry.