Police cordon off suspected 'Skull Cracker' robbery site

Armed police have cordoned off the area around the Chelsea Building Society branch in Sunbury-on-Thames which was robbed earlier today.

Pictures: Police outside robbed Surrey building society

Investigations are underway to discover whether the escaped prisoner Michael Wheatley, known as the "Skull Cracker", was responsible for the raid there this morning.

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'Skull Cracker' robber captured in armed raid

The convicted robber known as the Skull Cracker has been arrested after an armed raid in Surrey this morning. Police say Michael Wheatley - who fled Standford Hill open prison on Saturday - has been detained.