Police release CCTV in hunt for betting shop robbers

Police are appealing for information after a robbery at Pakefield Ladbrokes.Photo: Suffolk Constabul

Police are appealing for information after a robbery at Pakefield Ladbrokes.Photo: Suffolk Constabulary. - Credit: Archant

Police have released a CCTV image in an attempt to identify two robbers who snatched cash from the till of a Pakefield betting shop and attempted to assault the manager.

The incident took place at the Ladbrokes store on London Road South on Friday, May 18 at 7.15pm.

Police said two men, aged between 30 and 40, entered the shop with an older man who was referred to as 'dad'.

One man then jumped across the shop counter and snatched cash from the till.

A spokesman for Suffolk Police said: 'Offenders attempted to assault the manager of the store, who was uninjured, when he intervened.


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'Both males then left the shop walking up London Road South with the cash.'

Anyone who has knowledge of the incident, saw the crime or anyone with information, should contact Lowestoft CID on 01986 835117 quoting ref 37/27121/18, 101 or call the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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