Police are investigating a robbery during which a car drove through the window of Coventry Building Society on Friday morning.
Officers were called to the top of the Parade just after 8.30am on Friday morning where they found the silver Kia partly through the building and on the pavement.
The car had mounted a deep step off the pavement and shattered a pane of glass on the building’s frontage after driving through the shutters.
A group of four men who were inside the car got away with two ATM casettes. It is not known how much cash was inside.
The men then sped off in a silver Vauxhall Astra which was found abandoned on Morrell Street later that morning.
It is thought the four then got into a third car, a dark-grey saloon car and drove off.
A police spokesperson said: “Police were called just after 8.30am to reports of a robbery at the Coventry Building Society on the Parade.
“Officers arrived at the scene within three minutes and are still there making enquiries.
“The investigation is in its early stages and we are still trying to establish exactly what has been taken.”
The car was removed by late morning and specialists arrived at the scene to repair the glass.
The top of Parade to Hamilton Terrace north bound was closed while the car was removed.
Nobody was hurt in the incident. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101.