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Police hunt betting shop gunman
6:46pm Sunday 22nd September 2013 in Local News
A gunman forced betting shop to hand over £3,000.
Police and a force helicopter were hunting the robber who held up Ladbrokes in Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers at 3.30pm on Sunday.
An Essex Police spokesman said he threatened staff with what appeared to be a handgun.
“They handed over approximately £3,000 in cash and the suspect made off,” she said.
“Staff and customers were shaken but noone was hurt.”
No arrests have been made and police are urging anyone with information to call 101.
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