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Robbery at bookmakers, Bridgnorth

Incident 664s of 27 November 2018 

Police are appealing for witnesses to a robbery that occurred at Coral Bookmakers in High Street, Bridgnorth sometime between 19.30 and 19.50hours on Tuesday 27 November 2018.

The incident is believed to have occurred when two slim men of athletic build came in to the bookmakers wearing dark clothing including black balaclavas and hoodies.

The men were carrying a metal object and used this to threaten staff, demanding money, making staff get on the floor.  They stole an amount of cash before leaving the bookmakers.

The staff were uninjured however are described as shaken up following the incident.  Fortunately no customers were in the shop at the time. 

Police made an immediate search of the area in an attempt to locate the offenders, and are making house to house enquiries to identify witnesses.  CCTV footage is also being checked.  

Any witnesses to the robbery or who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area immediately before the incident occurred are please asked to contact West Mercia Police on 101 quoting incident 664s of 27 November 2018.  

Published 30/11/18