Knife-wielding robber makes off with cash after threatening shop staff

Police are investigating after staff were threatened during a knifepoint robbery at the One Stop Pos

Police are investigating after staff were threatened during a knifepoint robbery at the One Stop Post Office on Swan Lane, Long Stratton. Picture: Google Street View - Credit: Archant

Shop staff were threatened at knifepoint as a man carrying a weapon demanded money.

Officers were called at 9.38am on Tuesday (November 17) following reports of a man entering the Post Office on Swan Lane, Long Stratton, armed with a knife.

Once inside the store, which is a One Stop, the man threatened staff and demanded that money was handed over.

The suspect got away with a quantity of cash, but no-one was injured.

Police have launched an investigation and enquiries are continuing in order to trace the person responsible.


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Anyone who may have witnessed the incident or has information concerning the suspect should contact Norwich CID by calling 101.

Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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