Robbers raid betting shop

Flying Squad detectives are appealing for assistance in identifying two men who robbed a bookmakers.

At around 9:30pm on Tuesday, 14 May, the two suspects walked into the William Hill betting shop in Station Lane, Hornchurch, and demanded cash from staff, whereby one suspect threatened them with an item which was brandished as if it was a firearm. No staff member was hurt.

The two men made off with a quantity of cash on a moped, travelling towards Rainham.

Police are releasing images of the two suspects, which were captured on CCTV at the premises.

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Anyone with information on the identity of the two men should call the Flying Squad East on 020 8345 4221 quoting reference 7626/14May19.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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