Thugs rob man at betting shop

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THUGS punched a man as he left a Sheffield bookmakers and stole cash he was carrying.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the robbery which happened outside the BetFred branch in Market Square, Woodhouse.

A South Yorkshire Police spokesman said: “At about 4pm on Tuesday, October 30, a 34-year-old man was leaving the bookmakers when it is believed he was approached by at least three men.

“They allegedly punched the man and stole a large quantity of cash from him.”

The man, from Upperthorpe, did not sustain any injuries.

n Anyone with informationabout the robbery is asked to contact South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 733 of October 30, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.