Mandurah Police hunt man after Sholl Street bank robbery

Mandurah Police are on the hunt for a man after an alleged armed robbery at a Sholl Street bank on Monday afternoon.

About 2.10pm, police were called to Mandurahs central business district after receiving reports that a man had swindled a significant amount of money from St. George Bank.

Police have urged the public to keep on the look out for a fair-skinned man, about 175 centimetres, wearing a black cap, dark sunglasses and jumper.

Mandurahs detective senior sergeant Trevor Troy said the man entered the building and handed a bank teller a note that demanded an undisclosed quantity of cash.

Detectives will allege the man pretended to conceal a weapon under his jumper during the incident.

Shopping centre security witnessed the man fleeing the bank but were unable to stop the man.

Police and detectives are investigating the area and will review the citys and nearby local business CCTV footage.

Police Airwing is also being used to locate the suspect.

A witness at the scene, told the Mandurah Mail she saw a suspicious man fiddling around in a van that had a mask hanging in its front cab shortly after the incident.

If you know the identity of this person or have any information about this offence make a report online via www.crimestopperswa.com.au or call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Calls are strictly confidential, and rewards are offered.

- With Carla Hildebrandt

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