St Albans bookmakers robbed for the second time in two weeks

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested following a string of robberies, two of which occurred at the St

A 17-year-old boy has been arrested following a string of robberies, two of which occurred at the St Peter's Street Ladbrokes - Credit: Archant

A bookmakers in St Albans has been robbed this afternoon (Friday) for the second time in two weeks.

A man is said to have entered Ladbrokes on St Peter’s Street at about 1.30pm and threatened a member of staff before taking a quantity of cash from the till and making off.

No one was injured during the incident.

Police are currently carrying out enquiries at the scene and a search is under way to trace the person responsible.

Anyone with information which may assist police is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101.