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.
Two members of staff who worked at a bookmakers in Mansfield have been reliving the moment they were confronted by an armed robber.
They were alone in the shop when the masked man came in, pointed the gun at one of them and demanded money.