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Bike helmet man robs Headington bookmakers

A man wearing a motorbike helmet escaped with cash from an Oxfordshire bookmakers after threatening a member of staff with a knife.

Thames Valley Police said the man walked into Ladbrokes in London Road, Headington, on Thursday, shortly before 2200 GMT.

He ordered the cashier to put cash into a bag he was carrying before leaving the shop.

No one was injured in the incident. Police are appealing for information.

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