Tilbury: Armed Robbery at Betting Shop

Essex police are investigating an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Tilbury.

Two men, one armed with a knife entered Ladbrooks betting shop on Calcutta Road at 7.30pm yesterday (Monday February 4th) and threatened a member of staff.

One of the suspects jumped over the counter and stolen money from the till and they both then made off from the store on foot along Calcutta Road in the direction of Ottawa Road.

They were both wearing their hoods up and scarfs covering their faces.

Anyone with any information about the incident or saw these men hanging around the area prior to the robbery are asked to contact Pc James Boyce at Grays CID on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.