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Robbers armed with hammers raid betting shop

Bedfordshire Police are hunting two robbers who raided a betting shop armed with hammers.

The raid happened at 9.35pm on Monday evening at the Ladbroke's shop in Sandy, Bedfordshire as the 22-year-old woman cashier was working alone.

Two masked men entered the High Street shop armed with hammers and removed cash from the till.

The cashier ran out of the shop shouting for help and the offenders then ran from the shop in the direction of Bedford Road and Budgens.

Police have issued a description of the robbers:

  • Both men were white
  • One was wearing a red coat and the other a black coat
  • They had scarves wrapped around their faces

Anyone with information should contact Bedfordshire Police on 10 or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.