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Last Updated: Monday, 10 March 2008, 14:56 GMT
Man arrested over bookmakers raid
A man has been arrested in connection with a robbery at a betting shop in Newcastle city centre.

The Betfred bookmakers shop in Clayton Street was targeted by a raider on Friday night.

A police spokesman said a man jumped over the counter at the shop before fleeing with an amount of cash at about 1950 GMT.

A 23-year-old man, arrested on Monday, is being questioned by officers on suspicion of robbery.



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