AN ARMED robber with what is thought to be a handgun targeted a Royston bookmakers on Tuesday night.

Police were called to reports of an armed robbery at 9.30pm on Midland Road, where a man made demands for money.

He then left the premises with a quantity of cash. Nobody was injured in the incident.

The suspect is described as being between 20 and 30 years old, around 5ft 6ins tall and thin. He was wearing an orange hooded top and a red and white face covering.

Witnesses, or anyone with information, should call South Yorkshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 1157 of Tuesday, April 8. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.