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Man charged over Wallasey betting shop robbery
10:03am Tuesday 15th October 2013 in News
A man has been charged following an alleged armed robbery in Wallasey on Sunday, October 13.
At around 7.30pm a man entered the Ladbrokes betting shop on Poulton Road.
He was wearing a Halloween mask and carrying what was thought to be an axe. He is alleged to have threatened staff before stealing £1,000 cash.
He then left the shop in the direction of Naples Road.
Staff members were uninjured but left distressed by their ordeal.
A 25-year-old man from the Wallasey area was arrested on Monday and was due to appear before Wirral magistrates on Tuesday.
Inquiries continue into the matter and detectives would urge anyone who witnessed this incident or who has any information about it to contact 0151 777 2247 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.