HSBC Bank Malta spokesperson:
HSBC Bank Malta p.l.c. confirms an incident took place earlier this morning at the Żejtun branch. All employees and customers are safe and unharmed and no one was injured. A person of interest is currently in police custody as the police investigate this incident. HSBC Malta thanks the police for a swift and effective response. As this incident is under investigation, HSBC Malta is unable to comment further.
Our Żejtun branch will reopen tomorrow as per normal hours. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.
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