Appeal for information over Wibsey bookmakers robbery

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Police are appealing for witnesses to an armed robbery on Saturday afternoon at a bookmakers.

Three masked males, one brandishing a weapon, made their way into the shop on High Street, Wibsey, at 4.50pm.

They demanded cash and made off wih a quantity of money as they made off into the Odsal estate.

One male was arrested near to the scene and is currently in custody.

Police have issued descriptions of the three men involved. They were all in dark clothing, all wearing black masks, two were mixed race males and one was a white Male.

A witness said one of the suspects was a 5’8” mixed race male, with black hair and distinctive thick black rimmed glasses.

If you witnessed this incident and have any information that could be of use please phone the police on 01274 376668 or email