Saturday, January 26, 2013

Armed Robber Pinned Down During Ladbrokes Raid Dies

An armed man has died after being restrained by customers during an attempted robbery at a bookmakers, police said.

The man, in his 50s, was believed to be wearing a gas mask and holding a gun when he entered a Ladbrokes branch on Crownhill Road in Plymouth shortly before 7pm.

Customers managed to disarm him and held him on the floor while others raised the alarm, Devon and Cornwall Police said.

http://news.sky.com/story/1043125/armed-robber-pinned-down-during-raid-dies