Detectives are appealing for information after a knife-wielding hooded man attemped to rob a William Hill bookmakers in Ollerton.
At about 9.25pm on Wednesday, November 25, a man wearing a hood covering the top of his head and face walked into the bookmakers holding a weapon – believed to be a knife. However, he was verbally challenged before he made any demands and ran from the shop.
A Nottinghamshire Police spokesman said: “Prior to entering the bookmakers, the would-be robber walked up Rufford Avenue before turning onto Forest Road and entering William Hill.
“After the attempted robbery, he fled out of the rear fire door before turning back onto Rufford Road.”
Officers would like to speak with anyone who saw a man matching the following description before or after the offence, or anyone who thinks they know who this man is.
He is described as a white man with crooked, yellow teeth. He is around 5ft 9ins tall and was wearing a grey, hooded top with broad, long draw strings from the hood at the front.
If you know who the man is or have any information which may assist detectives, call Nottinghamshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 877 of 25 November 2015 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.