Armed robbery at Racecourse Road bookmakers in Derry

Cash has been stolen in an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Londonderry.

A man in his 20s entered the shop on the Racecourse Road just before 21:30 GMT on Saturday.

He was carrying a suspected firearm and threatened staff before making off with the cash.

He is approximately 5ft 10in tall, of slim build, and was wearing a dark grey coloured hooded top, dark coloured tracksuit bottoms, gloves, a hat and had a scarf covering his face.

The police have appealed for anyone with information to contact them.