Bank raid shuts Barclays branch in South Road, Haywards Heath.

Scene of last night's bank raid
Scene of last night's bank raid

A bank was closed today after being raided last night.

Customers were greeted at Barclays in South Road, Haywards Heath, with a sign saying: “Due to a break-in overnight this branch is currently closed.”

The branch is understood to have suffered substantial damage.

A member of staff on the door this morning said the branch would remain shut all day.

Police officers, including members of the scientific support team of Sussex Police, were at the scene today.