Armed robbery in Wisbech

PUBLISHED: 09:25 09 January 2007 | UPDATED: 19:54 01 June 2010

A MAN armed with a handgun stole an undisclosed amount of cash after a raid on a Wisbech bookies last night (Monday). The raider entered the Church Terrace shop belonging to Ladbroke s at around 6.30pm and threatened two members of staff who were just clo

A MAN armed with a handgun stole an undisclosed amount of cash after a raid on a Wisbech bookies last night (Monday).

The raider entered the Church Terrace shop belonging to Ladbroke's at around 6.30pm and threatened two members of staff who were just closing up for the day.

The robber is said to be about 6ft 2 ins and was wearing dark blue jeans, a dark scarf, glasses and a fisherman's hat.

An appeal for information has been launched today by detectives hunting the armed raider.

Ladbrokes is the world's leading retail bookmaker with 2,583 high street betting shops and betting shops at 47 football clubs and 11 horseracing tracks.

Ladbrokes takes over 350 million bets a year in its UK shops. As well as betting shops in the UK, Jersey, Ireland and Belgium, Ladbrokes has previously held betting and or gaming licences in 15 countries across 3 continents


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