Armed Robbery, Bingley Road, Shipley

27 May 2011

Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Shipley yesterday.

Airedale and North Bradford CID would like to speak to anyone who witnessed the incident at a premises on Bingley Road, Shipley at about 6.30pm yesterday (Thursday 26 May).

It occured after two masked men entered the premises and threatened a customer and then staff inside while demanding money.

The customer replied that he did not have any cash however and after a few seconds both men fled empty handed.

No-one was injured in the incident and the men fled the scene in a blue Renault Clio.

One of the men was described as white, around 20 years old and of a skinny build with a covered face, possibly by a scarf or balaclava. The other man was wearing dark clothing.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has information should contact Airedale and North Bradford CID on 0845 60 60 606.

Information can also be passed in confidence to CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.


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