CCTV released in hunt for machete robbers

By Dan Santy Thursday 24 January 2013 Updated: 05/02 08:19

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Buy photos » Police want to trace these two men in connection with an armed robbery at Coral bookmakers on Hillmorton Road. (s)

IMAGES of two men police are trying to trace in connection with an armed robbery at a bookies have been released.

Two men went into Coral bookmakers on Hillmorton Road last Tuesday (January 15) shortly after 10am wearing boiler suits and balaclavas.

One stood guard at the door while the other - armed with a machete - threatened the cashier into handing over money.

The pair ran from the shop with a blue holdall containing a small amount of cash and crossed the road into Kingsley Avenue.

Witnesses saw them running down Studland Avenue where it is believed they got into a car before driving off towards Lower Hillmorton Road.

Nobody was injured in the robbery.

A spokeswoman for Warwickshire Police said: "Police would like to speak to the men in connection with the robbery and are hoping the images will jog the memories of members of the public who may be able to help identify them."

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