Armed robbery at Kirkcaldy bookies

Police are on the scene at Dunearn Drive
Police are on the scene at Dunearn Drive

Police are investigating a robbery at a Kirkcaldy bookmakers.

The incident happened this morning.

The robbery took place at the Coral store on Dunearn Drive around 11.20am.

A Police Scotland spokesman said: “Police in Fife are investigating following an armed robbery at a betting shop in Kirkcaldy.

“The incident happened around 11.15am at the Coral bookmakers on Dunearn Drive.

“A male entered the premises and presented a knife at staff before making off towards Fairisle Road with a three-figure sum of cash.

“The suspect is described as having a heavy build and wearing a black beanie hat that was used to obscure his face, baggy blue jeans and a light-coloured top.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact police immediately.”