Norfolk

Police appeal after knife-point robbery at bookmakers

Mark Barton
Image caption Police want to speak to Mark Barton about a robbery at a bookmakers

Police have released a picture of a man they want to speak to in connection with a knife-point robbery at a bookmakers in Norfolk.

A man held a knife towards staff at Betfred in Hall Road, Norwich and demanded cash on Wednesday evening.

The man fled the scene with cash from the till and the safe, heading along Trafalgar Street, police say.

Norfolk Constabulary want to speak to 29-year-old Mark Barton from the Norwich area about the offence.

Mr Barton also has links to Leeds.

People should not approach Mr Barton but contact the police immediately if they know where he is.

Anyone with information can call Norfolk Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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