Glasgow bookmakers robbed by armed man
- 22 February 2014
- From the section Scotland
A man has escaped with a three-figure sum of cash following an armed robbery at a bookmakers in the Maryhill area of Glasgow.
The suspect walked into the William Hill bookmakers on Maryhill Road at 18:40 on Friday.
He threatened staff with what appeared to be a firearm and demanded money before escaping on foot.
The firearm was not discharged and no-one was hurt in the incident but two workers were said to be "badly shaken".
Police said a 20-year-old woman and a 21-year-old man were working in the shop at the time of the robbery.
The man responsible was described as being white, 5ft 11in tall and with a slim build.
He was wearing a black hooded top with a white zip, black jogging trousers and white trainers.
He had a black scarf wrapped around his face and was carrying a drawstring bag.