LiveRobbery at Lloyds in Ringwood

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Summary

  • Robbery at Lloyds TSB in Ringwood at around 9am
  • Two men on a scooter rode up behind a security guard and stole a briefcase of cash
  • Residents chased the robbers up the street but were unable to catch them.
  • The Black Honda SH300 scooter was later found abandoned at Narrow Lane in Poulner
  • Witness claims he was told £25,000 was taken by the robbers

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11:54am Fri 1 Feb 13

Big Mac says...

Well was it a scooter or a motorbike?
Different views from eye witnesses here. CCTV anywhere?
Well was it a scooter or a motorbike? Different views from eye witnesses here. CCTV anywhere? Big Mac
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12:23pm Fri 1 Feb 13

Malcy says...

This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long
This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long Malcy
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12:38pm Fri 1 Feb 13

John T says...

'Hampshire Constabulary have said that they are confident that the duo did not have a gun during the robbery.'
Yet, the Echo sensationalises this as its headline screams: 'Armed robbery at Lloyds in Ringwood'

Who should we believe...the Echo or the Police?
Plebs?!?
'Hampshire Constabulary have said that they are confident that the duo did not have a gun during the robbery.' Yet, the Echo sensationalises this as its headline screams: 'Armed robbery at Lloyds in Ringwood' Who should we believe...the Echo or the Police? Plebs?!? John T
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12:46pm Fri 1 Feb 13

loobyloo1970 says...

Malcy wrote:
This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long
well said
[quote][p][bold]Malcy[/bold] wrote: This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long[/p][/quote]well said loobyloo1970
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12:48pm Fri 1 Feb 13

chrisja says...

Lol I can't believe news is so slow this non-story of 2 chavs nicking a case of money has been turned into a 'live thread' by the Echo. Pathetic.
Lol I can't believe news is so slow this non-story of 2 chavs nicking a case of money has been turned into a 'live thread' by the Echo. Pathetic. chrisja
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12:56pm Fri 1 Feb 13

Ciaran says...

John T wrote:
'Hampshire Constabulary have said that they are confident that the duo did not have a gun during the robbery.'
Yet, the Echo sensationalises this as its headline screams: 'Armed robbery at Lloyds in Ringwood'

Who should we believe...the Echo or the Police?
Plebs?!?
You don't need to have a gun to be armed.

It's usually a good idea to understand what you're reading before commenting on it and insulting people.
[quote][p][bold]John T[/bold] wrote: 'Hampshire Constabulary have said that they are confident that the duo did not have a gun during the robbery.' Yet, the Echo sensationalises this as its headline screams: 'Armed robbery at Lloyds in Ringwood' Who should we believe...the Echo or the Police? Plebs?!?[/p][/quote]You don't need to have a gun to be armed. It's usually a good idea to understand what you're reading before commenting on it and insulting people. Ciaran
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1:07pm Fri 1 Feb 13

bosco1 says...

Glad nobody was hurt in this situation.I always thought that these cases were both locked, chained to the security guards and once the case was opened being forced it would spray/cover all the bank notes with a dye to mark them and make them useless.?? I am going back a few years ago, maybe things have changed, although it seemed a good idea at the time.?!!
Glad nobody was hurt in this situation.I always thought that these cases were both locked, chained to the security guards and once the case was opened being forced it would spray/cover all the bank notes with a dye to mark them and make them useless.?? I am going back a few years ago, maybe things have changed, although it seemed a good idea at the time.?!! bosco1
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1:32pm Fri 1 Feb 13

mezzi02 says...

bosco1 wrote:
Glad nobody was hurt in this situation.I always thought that these cases were both locked, chained to the security guards and once the case was opened being forced it would spray/cover all the bank notes with a dye to mark them and make them useless.?? I am going back a few years ago, maybe things have changed, although it seemed a good idea at the time.?!!
I was just about to say the same thing!! it seems a complete lack of security to me that two people on a scooter could commit this sort of crime so easily! Surely the guards should have been more vigilant?
[quote][p][bold]bosco1[/bold] wrote: Glad nobody was hurt in this situation.I always thought that these cases were both locked, chained to the security guards and once the case was opened being forced it would spray/cover all the bank notes with a dye to mark them and make them useless.?? I am going back a few years ago, maybe things have changed, although it seemed a good idea at the time.?!![/p][/quote]I was just about to say the same thing!! it seems a complete lack of security to me that two people on a scooter could commit this sort of crime so easily! Surely the guards should have been more vigilant? mezzi02
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1:33pm Fri 1 Feb 13

SotonLad says...

Firstly, from the info on here at the moment this sounds like a theft and not a robbery.

Secondly, where are the Echo reports? This is pathetic. Allowing all these comments and hearsay from potential witnesses could damage or destroy and future court case. A cheap story without any actual journalism.

VERY unprofessional of the Echo, as usual.
Firstly, from the info on here at the moment this sounds like a theft and not a robbery. Secondly, where are the Echo reports? This is pathetic. Allowing all these comments and hearsay from potential witnesses could damage or destroy and future court case. A cheap story without any actual journalism. VERY unprofessional of the Echo, as usual. SotonLad
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1:58pm Fri 1 Feb 13

scrumpyjack says...

Malcy wrote:
This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long
Well done Jean Claude Van Damme.

As a 'citizen' I feel a little safer walking the streets just knowing you're out there, some where.
[quote][p][bold]Malcy[/bold] wrote: This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long[/p][/quote]Well done Jean Claude Van Damme. As a 'citizen' I feel a little safer walking the streets just knowing you're out there, some where. scrumpyjack
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2:04pm Fri 1 Feb 13

scrumpyjack says...

loobyloo1970 wrote:
Malcy wrote:
This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long
well said
They came racing up on scooters while they the guard was walking from the van to the bank.

Well said??????????

I would love, just love, to see you two if confronted by two armed robbers. In fact I would pay to see it.
[quote][p][bold]loobyloo1970[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Malcy[/bold] wrote: This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long[/p][/quote]well said[/p][/quote]They came racing up on scooters while they the guard was walking from the van to the bank. Well said?????????? I would love, just love, to see you two if confronted by two armed robbers. In fact I would pay to see it. scrumpyjack
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4:17pm Fri 1 Feb 13

Iceman12345 says...

mezzi02 wrote:
bosco1 wrote:
Glad nobody was hurt in this situation.I always thought that these cases were both locked, chained to the security guards and once the case was opened being forced it would spray/cover all the bank notes with a dye to mark them and make them useless.?? I am going back a few years ago, maybe things have changed, although it seemed a good idea at the time.?!!
I was just about to say the same thing!! it seems a complete lack of security to me that two people on a scooter could commit this sort of crime so easily! Surely the guards should have been more vigilant?
Not when the attacker comes from behind you muppet
[quote][p][bold]mezzi02[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]bosco1[/bold] wrote: Glad nobody was hurt in this situation.I always thought that these cases were both locked, chained to the security guards and once the case was opened being forced it would spray/cover all the bank notes with a dye to mark them and make them useless.?? I am going back a few years ago, maybe things have changed, although it seemed a good idea at the time.?!![/p][/quote]I was just about to say the same thing!! it seems a complete lack of security to me that two people on a scooter could commit this sort of crime so easily! Surely the guards should have been more vigilant?[/p][/quote]Not when the attacker comes from behind you muppet Iceman12345
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4:18pm Fri 1 Feb 13

John T says...

Ciaran wrote:
John T wrote:
'Hampshire Constabulary have said that they are confident that the duo did not have a gun during the robbery.'
Yet, the Echo sensationalises this as its headline screams: 'Armed robbery at Lloyds in Ringwood'

Who should we believe...the Echo or the Police?
Plebs?!?
You don't need to have a gun to be armed.

It's usually a good idea to understand what you're reading before commenting on it and insulting people.
Before sticking the knife in, Rumpole, where is there any evidence that the robbers were armed; apart that is from the inadmissible hearsay comment of Butcher, Mike Patterson, that: 'Someone from the bank told me that one of them was armed.'
Then again, someone from the Bank told me in 2007 to invest all my money in bank shares. Fortunately, I took no notice of what they told me.
I am pleased to see that the Echo have now amended their headline and deleted reference to 'Armed' Robbery.
[quote][p][bold]Ciaran[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]John T[/bold] wrote: 'Hampshire Constabulary have said that they are confident that the duo did not have a gun during the robbery.' Yet, the Echo sensationalises this as its headline screams: 'Armed robbery at Lloyds in Ringwood' Who should we believe...the Echo or the Police? Plebs?!?[/p][/quote]You don't need to have a gun to be armed. It's usually a good idea to understand what you're reading before commenting on it and insulting people.[/p][/quote]Before sticking the knife in, Rumpole, where is there any evidence that the robbers were armed; apart that is from the inadmissible hearsay comment of Butcher, Mike Patterson, that: 'Someone from the bank told me that one of them was armed.' Then again, someone from the Bank told me in 2007 to invest all my money in bank shares. Fortunately, I took no notice of what they told me. I am pleased to see that the Echo have now amended their headline and deleted reference to 'Armed' Robbery. John T
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4:19pm Fri 1 Feb 13

Iceman12345 says...

scrumpyjack wrote:
loobyloo1970 wrote:
Malcy wrote:
This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long
well said
They came racing up on scooters while they the guard was walking from the van to the bank.

Well said??????????

I would love, just love, to see you two if confronted by two armed robbers. In fact I would pay to see it.
I think malcy needs to get in the real world
[quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]loobyloo1970[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]Malcy[/bold] wrote: This is unbelievable, everyone near a Bank is potentially a Robber especially when a supply of money is being delivered, I'd be suspicious of the Security Guards first, this should never happen, did they inform or were they talking to much and not concentrating? I as a citizen am aware when walking anywhere to be vigilant but when responsible for money in a Vehicle and it's my livelyhood I'd put my life on it, if I was the Driver of the Security Van my eyes would be everywhere looking at the Mirrors, if necessary circle and pass the Bank of destination once/ twice to be sure of an all clear, those Scums who robbed the Guards will be laughing there Socks off, let's hope not for long[/p][/quote]well said[/p][/quote]They came racing up on scooters while they the guard was walking from the van to the bank. Well said?????????? I would love, just love, to see you two if confronted by two armed robbers. In fact I would pay to see it.[/p][/quote]I think malcy needs to get in the real world Iceman12345
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4:41pm Fri 1 Feb 13

Hessenford says...

Make a change for a bank to get turned over, its normally the customers.
Make a change for a bank to get turned over, its normally the customers. Hessenford
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10:34pm Fri 1 Feb 13

ben12341979 says...

Another pathetic story - Live updates, screen shots of google maps, tweets, pictures of all the people who reckon they saw it!! What a joke! Cheap reporters desperate to make a mountain out of a mole hill!
Another pathetic story - Live updates, screen shots of google maps, tweets, pictures of all the people who reckon they saw it!! What a joke! Cheap reporters desperate to make a mountain out of a mole hill! ben12341979
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12:42am Sat 2 Feb 13

scrumpyjack says...

ben12341979 wrote:
Another pathetic story - Live updates, screen shots of google maps, tweets, pictures of all the people who reckon they saw it!! What a joke! Cheap reporters desperate to make a mountain out of a mole hill!
To be fair that is a bit harsh, It was a robbery in a quiet town that possibly netted £25k.

Be glad that such a thing does invoke such a response. I imagine this happens in certain parts of the UK and actually not even making the headline news,
[quote][p][bold]ben12341979[/bold] wrote: Another pathetic story - Live updates, screen shots of google maps, tweets, pictures of all the people who reckon they saw it!! What a joke! Cheap reporters desperate to make a mountain out of a mole hill![/p][/quote]To be fair that is a bit harsh, It was a robbery in a quiet town that possibly netted £25k. Be glad that such a thing does invoke such a response. I imagine this happens in certain parts of the UK and actually not even making the headline news, scrumpyjack
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8:40am Sat 2 Feb 13

SotonLad says...

Firstly, from the info on here at the moment this sounds like a theft and not a robbery.

Secondly, where are the Echo reports? This is pathetic. Allowing all these comments and hearsay from potential witnesses could damage or destroy and future court case. A cheap story without any actual journalism.

VERY unprofessional of the Echo, as usual.
Firstly, from the info on here at the moment this sounds like a theft and not a robbery. Secondly, where are the Echo reports? This is pathetic. Allowing all these comments and hearsay from potential witnesses could damage or destroy and future court case. A cheap story without any actual journalism. VERY unprofessional of the Echo, as usual. SotonLad
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9:46am Sat 2 Feb 13

ben12341979 says...

scrumpyjack wrote:
ben12341979 wrote:
Another pathetic story - Live updates, screen shots of google maps, tweets, pictures of all the people who reckon they saw it!! What a joke! Cheap reporters desperate to make a mountain out of a mole hill!
To be fair that is a bit harsh, It was a robbery in a quiet town that possibly netted £25k.

Be glad that such a thing does invoke such a response. I imagine this happens in certain parts of the UK and actually not even making the headline news,
Invoke such a response from who? The police or the echo? I expect there were more reporters with there phones out taking pictures than police officers dealing with it!
[quote][p][bold]scrumpyjack[/bold] wrote: [quote][p][bold]ben12341979[/bold] wrote: Another pathetic story - Live updates, screen shots of google maps, tweets, pictures of all the people who reckon they saw it!! What a joke! Cheap reporters desperate to make a mountain out of a mole hill![/p][/quote]To be fair that is a bit harsh, It was a robbery in a quiet town that possibly netted £25k. Be glad that such a thing does invoke such a response. I imagine this happens in certain parts of the UK and actually not even making the headline news,[/p][/quote]Invoke such a response from who? The police or the echo? I expect there were more reporters with there phones out taking pictures than police officers dealing with it! ben12341979
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11:48am Sat 2 Feb 13

Iceman12345 says...

SotonLad wrote:
Firstly, from the info on here at the moment this sounds like a theft and not a robbery.

Secondly, where are the Echo reports? This is pathetic. Allowing all these comments and hearsay from potential witnesses could damage or destroy and future court case. A cheap story without any actual journalism.

VERY unprofessional of the Echo, as usual.
Think you should read this first

Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take something of value by force or threat of force or by putting the victim in fear. At common law, robbery is defined as taking the property of another, with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property, by means of force or fear. Precise definitions of the offence may vary between jurisdictions. Robbery differs from simple theft in its use of violence and intimidation.
[quote][p][bold]SotonLad[/bold] wrote: Firstly, from the info on here at the moment this sounds like a theft and not a robbery. Secondly, where are the Echo reports? This is pathetic. Allowing all these comments and hearsay from potential witnesses could damage or destroy and future court case. A cheap story without any actual journalism. VERY unprofessional of the Echo, as usual.[/p][/quote]Think you should read this first Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take something of value by force or threat of force or by putting the victim in fear. At common law, robbery is defined as taking the property of another, with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property, by means of force or fear.[2] Precise definitions of the offence may vary between jurisdictions. Robbery differs from simple theft in its use of violence and intimidation. Iceman12345
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11:59am Sun 3 Feb 13

dirty face says...

1 word great
1 word great dirty face
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