Cash stolen during robbery at Betfred bookmakers in Great Yarmouth

Police at the scene of a reported robbery at Betfred bookmakers in King Street, Great Yarmouth.

Police at the scene of a reported robbery at Betfred bookmakers in King Street, Great Yarmouth. - Credit: Archant

A bookmakers in Great Yarmouth has been sealed off following a robbery.

Police at the scene of a reported robbery at Betfred bookmakers in King Street, Great Yarmouth.

Police at the scene of a reported robbery at Betfred bookmakers in King Street, Great Yarmouth. - Credit: Archant

Investigations are continuing following a robbery at a bookmakers in Great Yarmouth.

Two males walked into Betfred on King Street shortly after 9am and demanded cash. No weapons were used and no-one was injured. However, an undisclosed amount of cash was taken.

Police, who put a cordon around the shop while forensics arried out investigations, said one male was described as 5ft 8in tall, of tanned complexion, in his late twenties, and wearing a baseball cap and black or dark clothing.

The second was 5ft tall of large build and with a tanned complexion, wearing a black woolly hat and a beige coloured jacket. He had “a tattoo on his right hand across his knuckles which appeared to be in a foreign language”.


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Anyone with information is asked to call DS Pete Wilson at Great Yarmouth Police Station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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