Knifepoint robbery at London Colney betting shop

Police are appealing for witnesses after the alleged attempted robbery

Police are appealing for witnesses after the alleged attempted robbery - Credit: Archant

A sales assistant was held at knifepoint during a raid on a London Colney betting shop.

A large sum was stolen during the robbery, which took place at around 5.45pm on Saturday.

The suspect went into the shop and showed a member of staff a knife before demanding they hand over the money.

He is described as between 30 and 40 years old, of medium build, with short brown hair, wearing a blacked hooded puffer jacket with the hood up, a white t-shirt and blue trousers.

After taking the cash he left the shop in the direction of Kings Road.


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No one was hurt during the incident.

Anyone with information should contact Herts Police on the non-emergency number 101.

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