Suspect being quizzed after armed robbery at Ladbrokes bookmakers
A Stockton bookmakers was targeted in an apparent armed robbery last night.
Police say a man allegedly brandishing a weapon stormed Ladbrokes, in Oxbridge Lane.
A 29-year-old has since been arrested and is in custody being quizzed by police.
A local trader spoke of their shock at the news of the raid, adding: “I hadn't heard a thing about it, and there have been no police around and the shop looks open as usual.”
Police comment Cleveland Police say the incident occurred at around 7.48pm, just over two hours before the branch closes.
The force said it wouldn't disclose what the weapon was... read more
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