Man guilty of betting shop robbery

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A labourer has pleaded guilty to robbing a betting shop earlier this year.

Damien Gilbert, 23, admitted to robbing Ladbrokes in Rowlands Road in Worthing on August 18.

He also pleaded guilty to a charge of possessing an imitation firearm.

Gilbert, a building labourer of no fixed address, appeared at Lewes Crown Court this week, and will reappear for sentencing in due course.

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