Armed robbery in Åkersberga

Two people robbed a Foreningssparbanken in Åkersberga, north of Stockholm, on Thursday morning. After making threats with a shotgun and pistol during a money transit, the robbers made off with one cash box.

“No one was physically injured, as far as we know,” said Björn Engström, spokesperson for Stockholm police.

According to police, about 15 police patrol units took part in a chase after the getaway car, a black Audi.

TT/Erin Earley