Hisar, Nov 21 (UNI) Four armed dacoits today looted Rs 12.72 lakh from Punjab National Bank branch at village Pabra near here, police said.
Four bank employees and two clients, present in the bank at the time of the dacoity, were forcibly locked up in a room by the criminals, sources said.
The dacoits, who were reported to be in the age group of mid-twenties, escaped with the cash after locking the bank from outside, police said.
The police was informed of the dacoity only after some bank customers heard the cries of the employees from inside the locked bank.
The police have put check-posts to nab the culprits.