Betting shop raided by armed robber

Betting shop raided by armed robber

by Danielle Thompson (October 2020)

A MAN armed with a gun targeted Done Bookmakers in Bootle last week and threatened staff before taking cash.

Detectives in Sefton are appealing for information  after the incident at around 3.50pm on Tuesday, October 6 on Hawthorne Road. They were called reports of a man having entered in possession of a firearm, who made threats to staff, before taking a quantity of cash. Nobody was injured although staff and witnesses were shocked.

The suspect is described as white, aged 20-25, with a neck warmer covering his face, a hood up and a dark tracksuit, riding a pedal cycle.

If you have information, contact Merseyside Police or the independent charity @CrimestoppersUK anonymously on 0800 555 111, with reference 20000605068.

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