EXCLUSIVE: At 8.05pm on Tuesday police were called to Pagebet Bookmakers on Dean Rd, South Shields to investigate a robbery.
A male, aged around 18 and dressed in navy clothing threatened staff with a silver coloured hammer before leaving with a quantity of cash.
Although staff were shocked and shaken by the incident no one was injured.
Anyone with any information should contact South Shields CID on: 03456 043043.
Posted @7.30am on Wednesday 13/8/08