Fugitive armed robber 'Skull Cracker' is captured

Police say Michael Wheatley - who fled Standford Hill open prison on Saturday - has been detained.

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Police searching for 'Skull Cracker' investigate robbery

Police searching for a violent robber known as the 'Skull Cracker' are investigating an armed robbery at a building society in Surrey.

A branch of the Chelsea Building Society was targeted earlier today. In a statement, Surrey Police said:

"The investigation is in its early stages. We are carrying out numerous enquiries to identify the offender and have linked in with Kent Police as part of these enquiries."

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