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Norfolk Police continue to investigate violent betting shop robbery

PUBLISHED: 00:32 09 November 2019 | UPDATED: 00:32 09 November 2019

Two masked men violently beaten a man before stealing a large quantity of cash from Tony Clayton betting shop in George Hill, Norwich. Picture: Archant

Two masked men violently beaten a man before stealing a large quantity of cash from Tony Clayton betting shop in George Hill, Norwich. Picture: Archant

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An investigation is continuing following a violent betting shop robbery in Norwich.

Two masked men stormed into the Tony Clayton betting shop in George Hill, Old Catton, near Norwich, and attacked a man who suffered a broken eye socket and dislocated shoulder after he was beaten to the ground before the men grabbed a large quantity of cash and fled in a Ford Ka.

The car was parked at the Woodman pub car park opposite the shop, where a female driver had been waiting for them.

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Police launched an appeal for witnesses following the robbery, which happened at about 7.30pm on Tuesday, May 28.

Three people - a 21-year-old woman and two men, aged 26 and 28 - have since been arrested.

All three were questioned by police and have since been released under investigation.

A Norfolk Police spokesman said the investigation was "ongoing".


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