BREAKING NEWS: Staff threatened in bookmaker raid

Staff at a Blackpool bookmaker were threatened by a raider who made off with cash.

Monday, 22nd May 2017, 1:38 pm
Updated Sunday, 4th June 2017, 9:38 pm
This image of police at the BetFred store in Red Bank Road was submitted to The Gazette

Police were called to the BetFred store in Red Bank Road, Bispham at around 10.10am on Monday.

A spokesman said officers were responding to reports of a robbery.

He said: "Staff were threatened by a man who demanded cash."

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Police were not able to say how much cash was taken or whether the man was armed.

More to follow