Cambridge: Armed Robbery At Bookies

23 October 2012, 16:28

Police are investigating an armed robbery at Ladbrookes bookmakers in Cambridge.

Two men walked into the Guildhall Street shop, at about 7.30pm on Sunday, October 21, one threatened a member of staff with a gun and the other grabbed an undisclosed amount of cash. 

Another man was outside guarding the entrance. 

The first man was described as black, 5'11", aged between 21 and 40 and athletic build. He was wearing a blue padded jacket and his face was covered. 

The second man was described as dark skinned, 5'11", aged between 21 and 40 and slim build. He was wearing a long grey sleeved hooded top and his face was covered by a dark coloured scarf. 

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

Detective Sergeant Lindsay Harbour, investigating, said: 

"We would ask people who may have any information, no matter how insignificant it may seem, to contact police. "Did you see these men in the area at about 7.30pm, either before or after the incident happened?"