Shropshire

Shrewsbury betting shop Coral robbed by man with gun

Coral shop in Shrewsbury Image copyright Google
Image caption The robber raided the Coral shop in Shrewsbury on Friday evening

Police are hunting an armed robber who fled with cash after holding up a town betting shop.

The man, who was wearing a balaclava, raided Coral in Mytton Oak Road, Shrewsbury, on Friday night.

He threatened two workers with a suspected hand gun and ordered them to put money in a bag before running away.

No-one was hurt, but staff were left feeling "shaken", West Mercia Police said. The amount of money stolen has not been disclosed.

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