CCTV appeal after Ladbrokes robbery

05 Apr 2016 08:55 AM

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Police investigating a robbery at a betting shop in Newcastle city centre are releasing CCTV images.

At 9:23pm on Monday, March 21, a man entered the Ladbrokes store in Clayton Street, near to the O2 academy, and approached the front counter demanding money.

The staff refused and the man managed to grab a small amount of money from one of the tills before fleeing.

Enquiries are ongoing into the incident and detectives are releasing CCTV images of a man they want to identify and speak to in connection with the incident.

He was in the betting shop at the time of the offence and may be able to help with enquiries.

Anyone who recognises the man is asked to contact police on 101 quoting reference number 1281 21/03/16.