Search on for armed bank robber

A gunman is on the run after robbing a bank in Seddon.

The armed robber struck about 4pm on Friday at the Bendigo Bank in Charles Street and fled shortly after.

No shots were fired, but it is unclear what was stolen, a police spokeswoman said.

Police arrived soon after the man had fled the bank, and are believed to have blocked the street. A police helicopter is involved in the search for the man.

This story Search on for armed bank robber first appeared on The Age.