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Robbers Make Off with $43M in England Heist (UPDATED)

Feb 22, 20061 min
CSO and CISOData and Information Security

Since this story was originally reported, additional information has been uncovered.  Read, Police Confirm Heist is Largest in British History for updates.

On Tuesday, a number of armed robbers bound 15 employees of a southern England security company and stole roughly 25 million pounds, or $43.5 million, the Associated Press reports via Yahoo News.

The cash was stolen last night from a center at Tonbridge in Kent county, according to the AP.

Nobody was injured during the robbery.

At least six men were involved, each wearing balaclavas and carrying a handgun, the AP reports.

Paul Gladstone, detective superintendent, told the AP the robbery had clearly been painstakingly planned ahead of time.

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