Commonwealth Bank are investigating how the doors to their Sunshine, Victoria, branch was left open on New Year’s Day. On January 1, a video taken by Andrew Sayer was posted showing how he was able to easily access the business. Both Victoria Police and Commonwealth Bank confirmed with the Herald Sun the front was left unlocked. A Commonwealth Bank spokeswoman said nothing was taken and the branch was secured after it was brought to police attention. Credit: YouTube/Andrew Sayer via Storyful
POLICE have helped to secure a Melbourne Commonwealth Bank discovered apparently unlocked on New Year’s Day.
The Hampshire Rd, Sunshine branch was closed for business but somehow wide open as one passing customer observed on Sunday afternoon.
Video of the unusually accessible facility has emerged on social media.
“A woman using an ATM at the Hampshire Rd bank advised that a door to the bank was open. Police attended and waited until someone arrived to secure the bank,” a Victoria Police spokeswoman said.
“It’s not believed at this time that anything was stolen.”
A Commonwalth Bank spokeswoman said: “We can confirm that was an issue at the Sunshine branch today and that police did attend.
“The branch was quickly secured, nothing was taken. We will, of course, look into the matter.’