Armed robber targets two betting shops in Wembley yesterday
PUBLISHED: 16:10 04 February 2014 | UPDATED: 16:10 04 February 2014
The hunt is on to find an armed robber who targeted two betting shops in Wembley less than a mile apart yesterday.
Detectives believe the same man is responsible for the robberies in Blackbird Hill at 3.30pmm and a second in Grand Parade, Forty Lane, at 5.28pm.
In both cases a man brandishing a knife threatened staff and demanded money.
He fled from the first shop empty-handed but escaped with a quantity of cash at the second.
The suspect is white, around 40-45 years of age, between 5ft 5ins and 5ft 8ins tall and has a stocky build.
He was wearing a dark, hooded, combat style jacket, light, grey jogging bottoms and white trainers.
Anyone with information is asked to call DC Stephen O’Connell on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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