Merseyside Police have confirmed that there was an attempted burglary at Barclays Bank on Lord street during the early hours of this morning, Wednesday 9 December 2015.

The burglar(s) gained entry through a window at the rear of the building. It is understood that nothing was taken.

The Lord Street bank remained closed this whilst staff waited for forensics to turn up.

A Police car was parked outside on the pavement. Staff could be seen through the window along with a Police Officer.

Update to follow


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