Posted: Wednesday, October 4, 2017. 4:04 p.m. CST.
By BBN Staff: Scotia Bank Belize issued a press release today informing the public that at about 9:20 a.m. today, three armed men entered Scotiabank Spanish Lookout branch and ran away with an undisclosed amount of cash. According to Scotiabank, that incident is still under investigation.
Scotiabank says that while multiple teams are working around the clock and making process to assess damages and restore branch services, their first and foremost priority is to ensure the personal safety of their staff and customers.
“Indeed, we are thankful there have been no reports of any injuries to our employees nor customers in today’s incident and affirm the Bank’s strict compliance with best practices of security standards across the organization,” the release says.
The bank says that it is now taking all steps necessary to quickly restore banking services to customers.
The Spanish Lookout branch will be closed tomorrow October 5, and will resume normal working hours on Friday, October 6.
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