Update: Police investigate armed robbery at Post Office

Crime
Crime

Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robbery at a Post Office on Calverton Road this morning (Wednesday),

A man, described as black, of medium build, wearing dark clothes and a hi-visibility jacket, entered the Post Office at approximately 7.30am.

He threatened the staff with what is believed to be a handgun, he stole some money and then left the scene in the direction of Lamorna Close.

Detective Constable Catherine Layton, investigating, said: “This was a shocking robbery which has left the shop staff understandably very traumatised.

“We are appealing for anyone who may have witnessed it to come forward.

“I would also like to reassure the public that we do believe this is an isolated incident and we are working hard to find the person responsible.”