Update: Appeal for witnesses after teenager bailed following robbery at bookmakers

Betfred bookmakers in Felixstowe Road.

Betfred bookmakers in Felixstowe Road. - Credit: Archant

A TEENAGER has been bailed following a robbery at a bookmakers in Ipswich.

Officers were called to Betfred, in Felixstowe Road, at about 4.15pm yesterday (April 25) following reports that two men had threatened staff with a knife before making off with cash from behind the counter.

It is understood the men were wearing scarves around their faces during the incident, but nobody was hurt.

A 17-year-old boy from the Ipswich area was arrested on suspicion of robbery in connection with the incident.

He is due to return to police on May 24.

Police are very keen to hear from anyone who was in the area around the time the robbery occurred.

The two men who committed the robbery were seen to leave the premises in the direction of Levington Road.

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Anyone who was in the area prior to, during, or after the incident happened are asked to contact DC Rob Simmons at Ipswich CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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