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Masked knifeman robs Tipton bookies

By Jordan Reynolds | Tipton | Crime | Published:

A man in a surgical mask robbed a bookies with a knife in Tipton.

Police want to speak to this man

Police have released images of a man they want to speak to after the robbery at Betfred on the High Street.

The man threatened a worker with a knife and stole about £140.

The robbery took place at about 8.30am on July 17.

Sandwell Police tweeted saying: "We’re appealing for information after a man in a surgical mask robbed a bookies in Tipton.

"It happened at around 8.30am on 17 July at Betfred on the High Street, Princes End.

"The suspect threatened the duty staff member with a knife and stole about £140.

"We’ve released some photos of the man we want to speak to. If you know who he is or have any other information please get in touch.

"You can get in touch via Live Chat or by calling 101.

"To remain 100 per cent anonymous please call Crimestoppers UK quoting crime ref 20SW/166629U/20."

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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