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Tag: Robbery

Bookies Raided in Englefield Green
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Bookies Raided in Englefield Green

Police are appealing for witnesses after it has emerged that the Bedfred bookmakers in Englefield Green was raided by ‘hammer wielding robbers’. It is reported that on Tuesday 4th March at around 7.45pm, two men entered the shop on St Jude’s Road, and threatened the Betfred employee with hammers, demanding cash from the till. The terrified employee proceeded to hand over the contents of the till, and the two men left shortly after. Surrey Police have released descriptions of the two men who are believed to be in their late 20s to early thirties, one of whom was wearing a balaclava and hooded parka jacket, whilst the other was in a grey hooded tracksuit with a blue scarf masking his face. The Police urge anyone who believes they may have more information on this incident, to contac...
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Two arrested over knifepoint robbery released

Two teenage boys arrested in connection with the robbery that took place in Egham last month, have been released without charge by the police. The robbery, which took place on September 16th near Egham railway station, saw two youths threaten a 31 year-old man at knifepoint. The man handed over both his phone and wallet after the two attackers ran alongside the man and demanded he hand over his possessions. According to Surrey police the man was ‘badly shaken by the ordeal and greatly inconvenienced by the fact that he has lost personal credit cards, money and his mobile phone.’ After a subsequent appeal for information by the Investigating Officer, Detective Constable Jon Brushneen, two teenage boys aged 16 and 19, reportedly residents of Feltham, were arrested by the police. Apparentl...