Robber pulls gun in Crawley bookmakers

An armed man has stolen hundreds of pounds from a bookmakers in Crawley.

The man went into Ladbrokes on The Broadwalk on Wednesday at about 19:45 GMT and pulled what appeared to be a small gun from a bag, police said.

He then threatened a male staff member, who was not injured, before leaving in the direction of The Boulevard.

Police said the suspect was black, 6ft tall, of medium build and wearing a black hat, hooded jacket and had a black scarf covering part of his face.

Any witnesses are asked to contact Sussex Police.

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