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Attempted armed robbery at Hillmorton Road bookies

Coral in Hillmorton Road, Rugby, following a robbery there in 2011.

Coral in Hillmorton Road, Rugby, following a robbery there in 2011.

Two men armed with guns targeted another bookies in Rugby last night (Wednesday).

Police were called to Coral bookmakers in Hillmorton Road at 7.35pm last night following an attempted armed robbery.

Two men armed with a gun also targeted Coral in Bilton the on Tuesday night, where they threatened staff and stole money.

According to police, staff at Coral in Hillmorton Road kept the door locked meaning the men couldn’t get into the shop.

Witnesses said they were banging and shouting at the door while customers were inside.

They were both carrying what looked like long barrelled guns.

They ran off down Shenstone Avenue where the police, with the help of a sniffer dog, believe they got into a vehicle.

One of the men was wearing dark clothing, another in combat clothes.

They were both wearing crash helmets.

Detectives are following up witness reports and are connecting it to similar incidents in Bilton and Burbage, Leicestershire.

Witnesses or anyone with information can call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

To read more about the robbery at Bilton Coral then click here BILTON ROBBERY

 

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