Cambridge: Armed Robbery CCTV Released

29 August 2012, 10:39

Police have released images of an armed robbery at a bookies in Cambridge.

It happened at William Hill, on Mill Road, last Friday at 9 O'Clock. A man walked into the shop, threatened a member of staff with a hammer and got away with an unknown amount of cash. 

The Association of British Bookmakers is also offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information that leads to conviction. 

It is believed he turned right towards Mill Road Bridge.

Police are appealing for witnesses and information and are particularly keen to trace the hammer or the white hat worn by the robber, as they may have been discarded.

The Association of British Bookmakers is also offering a reward of up to £10,000 for information that leads to conviction.

Police Constable Dave Hall, said: "We would ask people who live nearby to check their gardens and bins. The hammer has a rubber handle and a yellow shaft and the hat worn by the offender was quite distinctive.

"Anyone with any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, should contact police."

Anyone with information should contact Police Constable Dave Hall, at Parkside Police Station, on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.