Manhunt after attempted robbery at Rotherham bookies

Attempted robbery at Rotherham bookmakers
Attempted robbery at Rotherham bookmakers

Police are appealing for information following an attempted robbery in the Kiveton Park area this morning (Sunday December 13)

A little after 10am today, a man is reported to have entered the William Hill bookmakers in Wales Road, Kiveton Park, and threatened staff demanding money.

When the member of staff went into the back of the premises, the man left empty-handed and headed towards Chestnut Avenue.

The man was reportedly wearing dark clothing and is believed to have had his face covered.

Nobody was injured during the incident and enquiries are underway in the local community.

Did you witness the incident or did you see anyone behaving suspiciously in the area this morning?

If so, or if you hold any information that could help officers, please call 101 quoting incident number 385 of 13 December 2015.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.