TWO men have been arrested and a teenager charged as part of an investigation into an armed robbery.

West Yorkshire Police was called to the Ladbrokes betting shop, in Otley Road, Bradford, at around 7.30pm on Wednesday night.

Two men had entered the shop, both carrying machetes, and demanded money.

They took money from the cashier and then fled the scene.

Officers nearby managed to arrest an 18-year-old man close to the shop on the Wednesday and he remained in custody yesterday.

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The teenager, named Kyle Medas of Percival Street in Bradford, was charged today with robbery. 

He appeared at Bradford Magistrates' Court this morning.

Officers also arrested a 20-year-old man and 32-year-old man overnight.

Detectives are continuing to investigate the armed robbery.

Anyone with any information about the incident is asked to contact Bradford CID via 101, or by using the contact options on the West Yorkshire Police website.

You should quote crime reference number: 13200367964.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555 111.