UPDATE: Halifax bank smash

20th August 2016

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Photo: Abandoned Daewoo Kalos

Halifax bank smash

Here’s an update to the Halifax story: Pictures of the car which was abandoned after the driver lost control and drove it through the window of the London Street bank!

A driver fled the scene on foot after crashing a car into the front of the Halifax bank on London Street.

Emergency services were called out to London Street at around 1.15am (Friday 19 August) following reports a green Daewoo Kalos had been driven into the front of the Halifax.

A police spokesman told OTSNews.co.uk “Merseyside Police attended a report of a road traffic collision in Southport in the early hours the morning.

At about 1.15am, a report was received that a green Daewoo Kalos had been in collision with Halifax bank on London Street, causing damage to a window of the property. No one is believed to have been injured in the incident.

“It was reported the driver of the car made off from the scene on foot.”

A notice in the window of the building society reads: “Due to unforeseen circumstances we are unable to open. We will open as soon as safe to do so.”

Did you see anything or do you have any information on the incident? Please contact Merseyside Police by calling 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111

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