Man jumps over counter to steal cash at Betfred in Portsmouth

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CASH has been stolen from a betting shop in Portsmouth after a man jumped over the counter.

The robbery occurred at about 8pm at Betfred in Commercial Road, Portsmouth on Saturday.

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a betting shop robbery in Portsmouth

Police would like to speak to this man in connection with a betting shop robbery in Portsmouth

A Hampshire police spokesman said: ‘Do you recognise man with ginger stubble in image? We would like to speak with him in connection with a betting shop robbery.

‘The suspect engaged a member of staff in conversation before jumping over the counter in the till area, keeping one hand in his pocket.

‘He has told the staff member, a man in his early 20s, to put his hands up and has stolen a quantity of cash from the safe before running from the shop.’

If you have any information about this crime, call 101 and quote reference 44180449542.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.