Masked raiders wielding hammer and crowbar target Halifax bookmakers

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Masked raiders wielding a hammer and crowbar robbed a Halifax bookmakers over the weekend.

The incident took place at around 8.15pm on Saturday, when the two suspects entered the Coral bookmakers at King Cross, made threats and demanded money from staff.

They made off on foot with an amount of cash. Nobody was hurt during the incident.

Detective Constable Marcus Southwell of Calderdale CID said. “I would appeal to anyone who was around the area on Saturday evening and may have seen or heard anything suspicious to come forward.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact Calderdale CID via 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”