A MANHUNT has been launched after two people threatened staff at a bookmakers with a knife.

Police say the armed robbery happened around 3.15pm on Friday October 8, at Coral on Botley Road, Fair Oak.

The two people, who were wearing motorcycle attire, threatened staff with a knife before demanding money from the tills.

They then fled the scene on a black Suzuki Bandit. No one was injured during the incident.

A spokesperson for Hampshire Constabulary said: "One of the people involved was seen wearing all black motorcycle attire, while the other had a high-visibility jacket, black trousers and was seen wearing a face-mask underneath their helmet.

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"Were you in the area at the time or did you see what happened? Do you recognise the motorcycle involved? Perhaps you have dashcam footage in the lead up to or during the incident?"

Anyone with information relating to this incident is asked to call 101, quoting the reference 44210404499.