Armed robbers wanted by police over raid at Sheffield bookmakers

Two men are being hunted by the police over an armed raid at a bookmakers in Sheffield.

Wednesday, 5th December 2018, 12:29 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th December 2018, 12:35 pm
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They struck at Ladbrokes on Birley Spa Lane, Hackenthorpe, at 3.50pm on Sunday, December 2.

COURT: Trial of Sheffield man accused of murdering neighbour resumes One of the raiders approached the counter and threatened a member of staff with a knife while demanding money from the till.

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He also threatened a second member of staff and ordered the employee to open the safe.

The two raiders fled with a '˜substantial' amount of cash.

South Yorkshire Police said nobody was injured, but staff were left '˜extremely shaken by their ordeal'.

Anyone with information should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111, quoting incident number 579 of December 2.