Armed robbery at Westlea betting shop

By Barrie Hudson - 4 December 2023


Swindon Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Westlea.

It happened on the afternoon of Saturday, 2 December.

A police spokesperson said: "At around 4.30pm two men wearing masks threatened a cashier at Betfred on West Swindon District Centre, with a knife and made off with money in a green carrier bag.

"You may see an increased police presence in the area while we investigate what happened."

People who saw the incident or have information that could help with enquiries are asked to contact the police on 101 and quote log number 205 of 2 December.

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