Second bookies targeted by armed robbers

A SECOND bookmaker shop has been targeted by armed robbers in an Essex town.

A SECOND bookmaker shop has been targeted by armed robbers in an Essex town.

A robber threatened two female members of staff with an 8inc knife in the Ladbrokes shop in Clay Hill Road, Basildon, at about 8pm last night.

He made off with a three figure sum of cash.

On Wednesday evening another Ladbrokes shop, in Timberlog Lane, was held up at gunpoint.

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