Miscreants decamp with cash from Canara Bank in Cuttack

Cuttack: Unidentified miscreants looted cash from Canara Bank in Cuttack while in another incident a failed attempt was made to rob cash from SBI bank in Sambalpur. Both the incidents were reported on Sunday.

Though the exact amount stolen from Canara Bank branch at Uttaran near Adaspur in Cuttack is still unclear, police have started a probe into the incident.

According to reports, miscreants decamped with cash after breaking open the main gate and lockers of the bank yesterday.

In another incident, robbers attempted a heist at an SBI branch in Kuchinda area of Sambalpur. Though the miscreants managed to enter the bank by breaking the locks using gas cutter, they could not break the locker, sources said.

The matter came to light today morning after a gas cutter and other valuables left behind by the miscreants were recovered from the spot.