Berkshire

Woman robbed with gun at Bracknell bookmakers

A woman working at a Berkshire bookmakers was threatened with a handgun during an armed robbery.

A man entered Eden Bookmakers in Harmanswater Road, Bracknell, on Wednesday evening, and forced her to hand over cash.

The employee, aged 27, was not hurt, said Thames Valley Police.

Officers said they were not linking the robbery to a raid on Coral Bookmakers in Erleigh Road, Reading, on Tuesday, when two men stole money.

Police are appealing for information about both robberies.

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