Masked raider leaves businesses in fear
Cash stolen from bookies in Denham Broadway
A MASKED robber broke into a bookmakers, threatened a staff member and stole an undisclosed amount of money on Sunday.
Two men were arrested on Monday in connection with the robbery at Coral Racing, Broadway, Denham.
On Sunday a man entered the bookmakers through the back door at about 6.30pm but the victim was not injured.
The offender is white, approximately 6ft tall, stocky, and was wearing dark clothing and a face BEACONSFIELD: A family fun concert is set to take place at a church.
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Investigating officer Det Con Nick Hills, said: “I would like to speak to anyone who has any information which could assist with our enquiries and anyone who saw anyone acting suspiciously in the area at the time of the offence.”
Adisorn Meniem, manager of Country Thai restaurant, near to the shop, said: “I didn’t know anything until the police knocked on the backdoor. They said, did you see anybody? It’s not the first time it’s happened though.”
As a business owner Mr Meniem is worried about his own safety, especially as he said it has happened before.
He said: “We all worry about our safety,” and added: “I don’t know what they [the police] can do to stop them.”
Staff member Tan Peach said: “It does make you feel scared. We’re moving away because it’s not comfortable.
“The people are nice around here but it’s not for anybody, everybody’s scared. It’s not safe for the business.”
Talking about how to improve security she added: “I think we need more cameras.
“I think sometimes in the night time you put the night cameras in but somebody breaks it but nobody knows who did it.”
A 21-year-old man from Hillingdon, London, was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery and on suspicion of possession of a controlled drug of class B – cannabis/cannabis resin.
A 26-year-old man from Maple Cross in Hertfordshire, was also arrested yesterday on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery. Both men were bailed until August 13.
Anyone with any information is urged to contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101. the day, and entrance will be free. A voluntary collection will take place for the St Michael’s Centenary Fund.