Cumbria Police detectives can confirm details of a man they are looking to speak to in connection with the attempted robbery at Ladbrokes, Scotch Street, Carlisle this afternoon.

The man is described as being approximately  35 – 45 years old, white, with a bald head and between 5ft 8” to 5ft 10”. He was wearing a black jacket, white polo type shirt with horizontal stripes across, dark trousers and white trainers.20131210-123638.jpg

As a precaution, Police are asking anyone who sees this man not to approach him but to call Cumbria Police immediately.

Anyone with any relevant information is also urged to contact the Police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.