Man admits betting-shop robbery

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A MAN has admitted robbing a Hucknall betting shop while carrying an imitation firearm.

Ryan Robinson (25) pleaded not guilty to the raid at Ladbrokes on High Street on Monday June 6. But after a lunchtime adjournment at Nottingham Crown Court, he changed his plea to guilty.

Robinson, of Sargent Close, St Ann’s, admitted robbing a female member of staff of cash and having an imitation handgun with intent to commit robbery. He appeared at court from Lincoln Prison.

He was remanded in custody until sentencing on Friday October 7.