BREAKING NEWS: Bank Holiday robbery at betting shop

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TWO teenagers have been arrested on suspicion of robbery after a knifepoint raid at a betting shop in Hucknall on Bank Holiday Tuesday (June 5).

A 19-year-old man and a 15-year-old boy are being quizzed by detectives in connection with the attack at BetFred on Ruffs Drive at 9.30 pm.

Four offenders entered the shop and demanded cash.

All of the robbers were wearing dark clothing and had their faces covered, while witnesses have reported seeing one of them wielding a knife.

The group escaped with a quantity of cash and a number of personal items belonging to staff members.

Two employees were on duty at the time. Although they were uninjured, they were left shaken by their ordeal.

Enquiries are continuing and anyone with information is asked to get in touch with Det Insp Richard Monk on 101 (extension 804 4733).

Alternatively, call the free and confidential Crimestoppers hotline on 0800 555111.