Knife raider targets Cleveleys bookmakers

A man with a knife threatened staff in a bookmakers shop before making off with cash

Thursday, 22nd June 2017, 5:55 pm
Updated Tuesday, 18th July 2017, 8:45 am
The incident happened in Victoria Road West, Cleveleys Image: Google

The incident happened at around 10.40am on Thursday in Victoria Road West, Cleveleys.

Police attended and sealed off the scene at the William Hill shop.

A spokesman said: "A man in possession of a knife has entered the shop and threatened a member of staff before making demands for cash.

"He made off with a quantity of cash.

"Nobody was injured during the incident.

"Our enquiries are ongoing and no arrests have been made as yet."

Police believe around £100 was taken in the raid.