Bank robber threatened staff with syringe in Ballina
POLICE are investigating a bank robbery in Ballina where it is alleged a man threatened staff with what is thought to be a blood-filled syringe.
Acting crime manager for the Richmond Local Area Command, Inspector Russell Ewing said the accused thief stole a sum of cash after threatening staff.
Insp Ewing said police were called about 3.05pm on Wednesday to the Greater Bank on River St, Ballina.
The alleged robber, only described as a man, was last seen on River St, police say.
No one was injured during the incident.