Kolkata: Miscreants made an attempt to loot the UCO Bank’s New Market branch in the heart of the city, the Kolkata Police said here on Monday.
According to sources, on Sunday night the miscreants broke open a backside window of the bank’s branch office and entered the lockers section. They disabled the CCTV system.
They tried to open the main vault using a gas cutter, but failed. They could open only a smaller vault, containing coins.
Senior city police officers visited the branch on Monday and questioned bank officials, including the branch manager.
No one has been arrested. The police are studying the CCTV footage of the surrounding areas to identify the miscreants.