Gun terror in betting shop

AN ARMED man threatened a cashier with a hand gun and stole cash from a betting shop in Lowestoft.The masked man entered the Ladbrokes shop in Victoria Road just before 6.50pm yesterday.

AN ARMED man threatened a cashier with a hand gun and stole cash from a betting shop in Lowestoft.

The masked man entered the Ladbrokes shop in Victoria Road just before 6.50pm yesterday and demanded that the woman cashier hand over money. A quantity of cash was handed over before the man fled.

There was no one else in the shop at the time and no one was hurt.

The man was white, about six feet tall and stocky. He was wearing a black mask with white bits on it. He was also wearing a builders-style jacket and black trousers.

Anyone with any information should contact Lowestoft CID on 01986 835300.