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Machete robbers raid Banbury bookmakers

Three men armed with a machete escaped with cash after robbing a bookmakers in Oxfordshire.

The trio, one of whom was carrying the machete, raided Ladbrokes betting shop in Hanwell Fields, Banbury, on Wednesday at about 2022 GMT.

Thames Valley Police said witnesses saw three men running alongside a nearby school, across the fields and play area into the Highlands housing estate.

Officers said no one was hurt in the robbery but the staff were left shaken.

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