Hunt for armed robber

POLICE are hunting a suspected armed robber who raided a bookmakers in Halifax today.

Officers were called to Coral bookmakers on King Cross Road at 4.20pm to reports of a robbery taking place.

The robber is believed to have been armed and escaped with a quantity of cash.

A police spokeswoman said: “Inquiries are ongoing and a scene is in place.”

Witnesses or anyone with information should contact Calderdale CID on 01422 337085.

See tomorrow’s Courier for more on this story.