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Botched shotgun robbery at Derbyshire bookies

Nottingham Road, Ilkeston Credit: Google maps

A shotgun was fired during a robbery at a bookmakers in Ilkeston last night. Two masked offenders burst into Coral Bookmakers, in Nottingham Road, at about 9:30pm.

They threatened members of staff with the firearm, before pulling the trigger. No one was injured and the pair fled empty-handed.

They were white, in their 20s and were wearing dark clothing.

The shop remains taped off this morning.

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