Gunman Dies In Bookmakers

A masked armed robber collapsed and died after being disarmed and pinned down by customers in a bookmakers, Devon & Cornwall police say.

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Gunman had imitation firearm

Alan Levers died during the attempted robbery at Ladbrokes Credit: SWNS

Police have confirmed that the gunman who died during at attempted robbery at Ladbrokes in Plymouth was carrying an imitation firearm. Alan Levers, 50, died after being restrained by customers at the bookies in Crownhill Road on Friday night.

Chief Supt Andy Bickley said no-one had been arrested in connection with the incident. A post-mortem examination has been carried out but the details of what caused Mr Levers' death have not yet been revealed.

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