POLICE are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a bookmakers in Great Sutton.
Two men entered a bookmakers in Hope Farm Precinct at about 5.15pm yesterday, Sunday, April 5, armed with a machete and a baseball bat.
The men demanded staff opened the safe and when they failed to comply they hit a 34-year-old male employee, from Wirral, on the arm with the bat.
Staff then opened the safe and a three-figure sum of money was stolen.
The men wore dark clothing and balaclavas concealed their faces. They escaped in a silver Nissan car.
The victim was not seriously injured but was left in shock. Witnesses, or anyone with information, should contact police on 0845 458 0000 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.