South Leicester Police - Appeal

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Detectives are appealing for information following a robbery at a Leicester bookmakers.


At around 7.55pm on Wednesday 7th October, three men forced entry through the front of the bookmakers on Saffron Lane. One of the men threatened the shop worker with a knife and cash was demanded. The men, described as white, wearing black clothing and face masks, made off with cash stolen from the safe.

Detective Constable Jo Ranson is investigating the robbery and is appealing for anyone with information about the incident to get in touch.

She said: “The shop worker was not physically injured during the incident but was left understandably shaken.

“We are at an early stage in our investigation and would like to appeal to anyone who may have any information at all around this incident to get in touch.

“Whether you saw the men outside the store before acting suspiciously or the route they took after. Whatever information you may have, please get in contact with us, as it could be a significant benefit to our enquiries and finding the people responsible.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Police on 101 quoting 2*528465.
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