Attempted robbery in St Albans city centre

PUBLISHED: 15:27 12 June 2012 | UPDATED: 16:20 12 June 2012

The scene in St Albans city centre

The scene in St Albans city centre

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AN attempted robbery has taken place in St Albans city centre this afternoon (Tuesday).

Witnesses at the scene have reported that a security guard was attacked as he made his way to a security van outside a bank.

It is believed a cash box was taken.

A vehicle was also spotted leaving the scene by mounting the opposite pavement and heading towards the Merchant Tea Room. A man was knocked over by the car as a result and has been taken to hospital.

More to follow.

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