More than £20,000 stolen from Shoreham Post Office

Police officers after the Shoreham Post Office robbery SUS-160123-094255001

Police officers after the Shoreham Post Office robbery SUS-160123-094255001

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Sussex Police are appealing for information after two hooded men broke into Brunswick Road Post Office in Shoreham on Friday (January 22) and stole £22,000 along with 3,000 Euros.

Two men are believed to have broken in at around 5.25pm and one of them threatened a member of staff with a crowbar.

Police cars outside Shoreham Post Office after an armed robbery SUS-160123-094324001

Police cars outside Shoreham Post Office after an armed robbery SUS-160123-094324001

One is described as white, 5ft 8in of slim build with stubble and was wearing a balaclava, blue padded jacket and black tracksuit bottoms with pink underwear.

The other suspect was also wearing a balaclava, a dark jacket with grey sleeves and was carrying a hi-vis satchel.

Nobody was injured.

Detective Sergeant Alex Lowe said: “We are keen to speak with anyone who was in the area and who saw something suspicious.

A large piece of wood is removed from Shoreham Post Office SUS-160123-094444001

A large piece of wood is removed from Shoreham Post Office SUS-160123-094444001

“Witnesses can email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call 101 quoting Operation Kimono.”

Alternatively, you can call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 (www.crimestoppers-uk.org).

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