Appeal after 'gunman' attempts robbery at Lloyds Bank branch in Great Bridge
A man claiming to have a gun demanded money from staff at a bank.
The incident took place at Lloyds Bank in Market Place, Great Bridge, on Tuesday at 1pm.
The man walked in and passed a note which read give me all your money, I have a gun'.
Bank staff called police and the man walked out.
The bank closed for the rest of the day.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said: "Police are currently investigating an attempted robbery at Lloyds bank in Great Bridge just after 1pm on Tuesday.
"It is believed a man entered the bank and passed a carrier bag and a note to a cashier which demanded cash.
"He left soon after empty-handed."
A sign on the front door of the bank said: "We are temporarily closed. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause.
"Thank you for your time and cooperation."
Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, quoting 20SW/245609C/17.