Armed robbers attacked a second generation bank in Iyin Ekiti State, which is around the Irepodun Ifelodun Council.
Witnesses at the scene of the attack said the armed robbers arrived at the bank around 3pm.
The Ekiti Police Public Relation Officer, Sunday Abutu, confirmed the incident and said the police are now in pursuit of the criminals.
Abutu said, “Immediately we got a distressed call from the area, we drafted our men there. Our men are on the trail of the criminals.
“I want to confirm to you that the robbers are being chased as I speak with you with the determination to effect their arrest and make them face the law.
“While our men were chasing them, they abandoned two of their vehicles and escaped into the forest. We have recovered the vehicles. Our men are combing the forest. We hope the robbers will be arrested. Ekiti will never be a safe haven for criminals.”