Nottingham

Armed robber targets Newark bookmakers

An armed robber has taken cash during a raid on a Nottinghamshire bookmakers.

The masked offender, described as white and up to 6ft (1.83m) tall, went into the Ladbrokes on Bowbridge Road, Newark, on Tuesday evening.

He threatened staff with what is believed to be a handgun before taking the money.

No one was injured and there were no customers in the premises at the time. Police have appealed for anyone with information to come forward.

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