Police issue image of Hove betting shop robbery suspect

Posted On 30 Mar 2014 at 5:59 pm

Police have issued an efit image of a man suspected of carrying out an armed robbery at a Hove betting shop.

Sussex Police said that officers had made extensive inquiries about the robbery which happened at at about 10pm on Saturday 8 February.

Wanted Portslade betting shop robbery efit 201403A man went into a branch of Ladbrokes, in Portland Road, Hove, and told a member to staff to fill a bag with money.

When the victim had filled the bag, the man left the shop.

Detective Constable Vanessa Sheehan said: “The man is described as around 6ft, large and wearing a hooded top.

“The victim said he used an intimidating manner and indicated he might have a weapon, although he didn’t see it.

“We are hoping someone might recognise this man which will help us with our inquiries.”

Anyone with information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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