Witnesses have spoken of their shock after a Dundee bookmaker was robbed.
The raider struck at the William Hill shop in Brook Street, Broughty Ferry between 11am and 11.30am yesterday
Police at the scene said they were looking for one man in connection with the incident.
A spokesman said: “A quantity of cash was stolen from the premises by a man thought to be wearing a black jacket.
“There are a number of officers in the area at the moment dealing with the incident and making inquiries at nearby shops.”
The bookies was closed after the incident and a policeman was standing guard outside the front door.
The robbery shocked people in Brook Street, which is always a busy road in the town.
Shop worker Chris Watson, 28, said: “We just saw the police roll up and an officer came in to ask if we had any CCTV.
“We didn’t see a thing.
“A customer said it happened at about 11 o’clock. It’s mad.”
Craig Roger, 53, the general sales manager at nearby Gillies, said: “There was a flurry of police cars.
“I’ve been here two years and it’s the first I’ve seen anything like it.
”However, there are guys who have been here for 20 years that have never seen anything like it either.
“At first we thought something had kicked off in Boots.
“It was police car city at first then next thing we know there was CID and that was it, we knew something had happened.
“It was all very sudden.”
Another local shop worker, who asked not to be named, said: “We didn’t have a clue what was going on.
“A policeman just came in and said there had been an incident and asked if we had any CCTV.
“He didn’t even tell us what had happened – crazy stuff though.”
William Hill was contacted by the Tele but declined to comment on the incident.