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Mask-lift robber caught on CCTV after Cowley bookmakers raid

CCTV image of robber
Image caption Police said no-one was hurt and no weapon was used by the raider

A robber who mistakenly lifted off his balaclava as he fled the scene of a robbery at a bookmakers in Oxfordshire has been caught on CCTV.

The man had entered Ladbrokes in Cowley and threatened a shop worker at about 0930 BST.

The employee handed over hundreds of pounds but as the raider fled police said he mistakenly lifted up his mask.

No-one was hurt and the man did not use a weapon. Police appealed to anyone who knows the man to come forward.

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