BREAKING NEWS: Robbery at Coral bookmakers in Hillmorton

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A BOOKMAKERS in Hillmorton has been raided this morning (Monday) by a man claiming to have a gun.

Police are investigating a robbery which happened at Coral bookmakers in Hillmorton Road at 9.30am when a man walked into the shop and demanded that a member of staff hand over cash from the till.

He said he had a gun but no weapon was seen.

The offender is described as a white male in his mid 30s, 5ft 6ins to 5ft 8ins tall, stocky build with a thick black beard. He was wearing a light coloured hooded top with a logo.

No-one was injured during the robbery.

Officers investigating the incident would like to hear from anyone who witnessed it or knows the identity of the offender.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Rugby police station on (01926) 415000 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Did you see or hear anything? Call Alice Dyer in the newsroom on (01788) 539969 or email