Cash stolen in raid on book­ies

Buckinghamshire Advertiser - - NEWS -

TWO MEN armed with knives have robbed a book­ies in Den­ham.

The pair stormed into Coral Book­mak­ers in Broad­way East, North Or­bital Road, Den­ham Green on Sun­day de­mand­ing money, be­fore forc­ing staff to open the gam­ing ma­chines and steal­ing cash.

Po­lice say the two mem­bers of staff, a man and woman, have been left very shaken by the rob­bery, which hap­pened be­tween 7.30pm and 7.50pm.

A man­hunt has been launched and Thames Val­ley Po­lice has re­leased a CCTV im­age of two men of­fi­cers would like to speak to in con­nec­tion with the raid.

De­tec­tive Con­sta­ble Lind­say Rus­sell, from Force CID, said: “The vic­tims were not phys­i­cally in­jured but were very shaken as a re­sult of the rob­bery.

“We would urge any­one who recog­nises th­ese men from the im­age to get in touch, or if you saw any­thing sus­pi­cious at the book­mak­ers on Sun­day evening, to con­tact us on 101.”

If you do not want to speak di­rectly to the po­lice you can con­tact Crimestop­pers anony­mously on 0800 555 111.

No per­sonal de­tails are taken, in­for­ma­tion is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

CCTV: Po­lice would like to speak to th­ese men.

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