Armed Robbery in Gosport Appeal

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Appeal following armed robbery in Gosport?

We’re investigating an armed robbery, which happened last night (February 28) at Coral Racing in Privett Road, Gosport

At 8.25pm a man, who had his face covered with a scarf, entered the shop and threatened staff with a claw hammer and crow bar and demanded they hand over money.

He filled an Asda carrier bag with £4,640 before fleeing the premises, heading in the direction of Gosport town centre.

The suspect was described as:
• White
• 6ft plus
• 30-40-years-old
• He was wearing a black hoody, black hat, black scarf, light grey groves and tracksuit bottoms with distinctive white markings (see attached link)

We’d like to hear from anyone who recognises the man from the description and the CCTV image or anyone who was in the area at the time of the incident and witnessed anything suspicious.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101 quoting 44170076972. Alternatively call the anonymous Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.

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