Police appeal for information following armed robbery (Filton)

Posted on Monday 26th April 2010 at 7:21 am by SH (Editor)

Police in South Gloucestershire are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery at a betting shop in Filton.

At around 6.30pm on Tuesday, April 20 an unknown offender has entered a betting shop on Filton Avenue and threatened a staff member, with what was believed to be a knife, and ordered him to hand over cash. It’s believed the offender then left the scene on a bicycle.

He was described as a black male of around 5ft 7ins to 5ft 9ins of thin to medium build. He was wearing a red hooded raincoat, a white facemask and blue jeans.

Anyone with information or who may have witnessed this incident is asked to contact officers in Staple Hill CID on 0845 456 7000. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Source: Avon and Somerset Police

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