Detectives from East Surrey CID using the popular BBC daytime show Crimewatch Roadshow in a bid to identify those responsible for a robbery at a bookmaker in Epsom. The incident occurred around 9.20pm on Monday, 18 March, at Betfred on Epsom High Street when two men entered the store and demanded cash. One of the men pinned a staff member down, holding her face to the floor. The offenders were able to get away with a large quantity of cash.
Investigating officer Detective Constable Laura Chambers from East Surrey CID, said: “This incident occurred during the evening in a town centre location and we are hopeful that by showing this CCTV on BBC Crimewatch Roadshow that someone may realise that they have information relating to the offence which could assist with our investigation.”
It is believed the men arrived and left the scene in a white Ford Connect van and officers would like to speak to anyone who saw this vehicle being driven suspicious circumstances in the area around the time of the offence.
Two men were arrested in connection with this incident on suspicion of robbery but have since been eliminated from the investigation.
Anyone who has information on this offence is urged to contact Surrey Police on 101 quoting reference EP/13/1182 or the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.