Police are appealing for witnesses after a masked man armed with a handgun stole cash from a Coventry bookies.
The robbery took place on Sunday 7 December between 4.30-5pm at Wilf Gilbert Bookmakers in Holbrook Lane.
A man entered the shop, approached the female cashier and threatened her with aÂ grey handgun.
The cashier, a woman in her forties, then handed over an amount of cash and the raider fled.
He is described as white, aged 20-30, 5â€™9-6ft tall, stocky and wearing a black balaclava and a hi-vis vest.
DC Jane Hodgkiss from Coventry CID said: “The raider stole around Â£700 cash and ran off left into Holbrook Lane. There would have been a number of people in the area at that time of day and I would appeal for anyone who saw the robbery or where the offender ran to contact police at Coventry on 101.”