POLICE are hunting a knife-wielding robber who raided the Angel Bingo Club in Chippenham yesterday.

The offender stole a substantial amount of money from the hall, on Marshfield Road, at about 5pm.

He was then seen walking away, in the direction of the West End Club.

Police described him as white, mid to late 20s, with short, scruffy, mousey brown hair, and wearing dark clothing.

Officers are also trying to identify a black car that was parked outside the hall at the time.

Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Ian Tilley, at Chippenham Police Station, on 0845 408 7000, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.