South Yorkshire Police release CCTV video footage after armed robbery

CCTV video footage has been released by South Yorkshire Police after an armed robbery.

Thursday, 21st January 2021, 2:17 pm

Staff working at Bet Extra Bookmakers in Rotherham town centre were threatened with a knife during an armed robbery at 7.45pm on Friday, October 9.

Two men involved in the raid escaped with a small amount of cash and ran off through Rotherham bus station.

Despite extensive enquiries including forensic work, the suspects have not yet been identified.

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CCTV footage has been released by South Yorkshire Police after a robbery in Rotherham

Both wore masks, with one described as being around 5ft 8ins tall, slim and who was wearing a distinctive black, grey and white deer-stalker hat.

The other wore a blue coat and a grey hat.

CCTV footage has been released of two men believed to hold vital information.

Anyone with information about the incident should call South Yorkshire Police on 101 and quoting incident number 854 of October 9, 2020.

Crimestoppers can also be contacted, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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