Raid on York bookmakers – CCTV images released

The raiders caught on CCTV – can you identify them?
17 Jun 2015 @ 11.18 am
| Crime

The raiders caught on CCTV – can you identify them?
The raiders caught on CCTV – can you identify them?
These images show a raid in progress at a York bookmakers.

Two suspects entered Embassy Racing on North Moor Road, Huntington, at 7.55pm on Wednesday, June 3, 2015.

The men threatened the staff and stole cash from behind the counter. They are believed to have left on cycles in the direction of the path to New Earswick, carrying white bags.

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The raid in progress
The raid in progress

One suspect was carrying a screwdriver, and other carrying what appears to be a dumbbell handle.

Have you seen them?

The suspects are…

of small build

They were wearing

black tights over their heads
one suspect was wearing distinctive bright green gloves.

One suspect was armed with a screwdriver, the other with a dumbbell handle
One suspect was armed with a screwdriver, the other with a dumbbell handle
Embassy Racing on North Moor Road, Huntington, York. Photograph: Google Street View
Embassy Racing on North Moor Road, Huntington, York. Photograph: Google Street View

No one was physically injured. But the staff and a customer who was in the premises at the time were very shaken up by what happened.

Anyone who was in the area around the time of the robbery, or can help identify the suspects, is asked to contact DC Mark Skelton, details below.

north-yorkshire-police-logo-25How to help the police

Call North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 2 and ask for DC Mark Skelton from the York Serious Crime Team
Or Crimestoppers 0800 555 111
Email Email DC Mark Skelton
Quote reference number 12150092402