ARMED police were called to a bookies in Winsford this afternoon, Thursday, after reports of a robbery.

At around 12.20pm today (August 4) police – along with the police helicopter - were called to a reported robbery at a betting shop in Jubilee Way.

Anyone with information about the incident should get in touch with Cheshire Police.

A spokesperson for Cheshire Police confirmed: “Officers are currently in attendance at the scene establishing exactly what has taken place.

“There are no reports of any injuries at this time.

“Anyone with any information or video footage in relation to the incident is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101 quoting IML 1333735.

“The police helicopter and firearms unit were also attended the incident - they have since left the scene.”