Four arrested in connection to post office robbery

Date published: 26 October 2018 12:52
Dated: 26 October 2018 13:52:47

Detectives investigating a robbery at a post office in the Scawthorpe area of Doncaster have now arrested four people in connection to the incident.

At around 1.30am on Monday 22 October, it was reported that two men entered the store on Amersall Road, one carrying a machete and the other what is believed to be a gun, before threatening staff and leaving with a large amount of cash. No one was injured.

Yesterday (Thursday 25 October), a 39-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of armed robbery. He currently remains in police custody.

A further three arrests were made last night, with a 27-year-old man being arrested on suspicion of robbery and two women, aged 34 and 29, arrested for conspiracy to commit robbery and assisting an offender. They are all currently in custody.

Anyone who has information about the incident should call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 quoting incident number 448 of 22 October 2018.

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