Witnesses to robbery of Ladbrokes in Pakefield urged to come forward

Police issue a CCTV image from a robbery of Ladbrokes in Pakefield. The time shown is one hour behin

Police issue a CCTV image from a robbery of Ladbrokes in Pakefield. The time shown is one hour behind Picture: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY - Credit: SUFFOLK CONSTABULARY

Detectives are re-issuing an appeal for witnesses to a violent robbery of a Suffolk bookies to come forward.

The incident happened at the Ladbrokes shop in London Road South, Pakefield on Friday, May 18 around 7.15pm.

Two men entered the store with an older white man who was referred to as ‘dad’.

One of the younger men jumped across the counter and snatched a quantity of cash from the till.

The robbers attempted to assault the manager when he intervened.


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The manager was uninjured, police said.

The offenders left the shop with the cash and walked up London Road South.

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Officers have issued a CCTV image from the scene.

Anyone who can help police with their investigation into this crime should call Lowestoft Criminal Investigations Department on 01986 835117 or via 101 quoting reference 37/27121/18.

Alternatively, contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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