August 31, 2013 10.58 am This story is over 123 months old

Lincoln bookie robbed at knife-point

City centre robbery: A Lincoln bookmakers has been robbed at knife-point and the offender got away with cash.

A Lincoln bookmakers has been robbed at knife-point on Friday, August 30.

The incident happened at around 6.30pm at the Ladbrokes shop on Sincil Street in Lincoln.

A man entered the shop, threatened a staff member with a knife and took cash from the cash register.

He left the premises and turned towards St Mary’s Street.

No-one was injured during the robbery, Lincolnshire Police said in a statement.

The offender is described as a white man, 5’10” tall with an English accent.

He was wearing a black hooded coat with blue jeans. The jacket hood was up and his lower face was covered by a kind of scarf.

It is unclear whether this incident is related to an attempted knife-point robbery at Jimian Newsagents on Claremont Street in Lincoln on Thursday, August 29.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Graham Cunningham of Lincoln CID via the 101 non-emergency number.