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Witness Appeal Following Robbery at Coral Bookmakers in Skelton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man robbed a store on Skelton High Street yesterday evening, Thursday 31st October.

The man, who was wearing a Halloween mask with a white skull and black eyes and mouth, entered Coral Bookmakers with a knife at around 6.55pm. He left with around £250 in cash.

Thankfully, no one was injured in the incident.

Officers would appeal to any witnesses to come forward and speak with them, particularly anyone who may have dash cam footage or any dog walkers who may have found any discarded items in the area.

No arrests have been made yet, however, enquiries are ongoing.

Any witnesses or anyone with information is asked to contact DC Andy Paice from Redcar and Cleveland CID on the non-emergency number 101, quoting event number 187804.

Independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at www.crimestoppers-uk.org.