Crowbar-wielding man takes money from post office

Crowbar-wielding man takes money from post office
Crowbar-wielding man takes money from post office

Published:
2:03 PM September 2, 2022

An arrest has been made after a man with a crowbar stole money from a North Norfolk post office.

Police were called to Station Road in Wells-next-the-Sea just before 4.45pm yesterday (September 1) to a report of a theft.

The suspect allegedly held a crowbar after entering the building, before stealing a large sum of cash.

No one was injured in the incident.

A man was later arrested in Dereham the same evening on suspicion of theft.

He was taken to Bury St Edmunds Police Station for questioning, where he was later arrested in connection with three other robberies which had taken place in Suffolk in the past month.

The first incidents of theft in Suffolk are as follows:

  • Lavenham July 27
  • Claire on August 3
  • Claydon on August 25

Suffolk Police will continue to investigate all four incidents, supported by Norfolk Police.

Officers will also conduct comfort patrols in the Wells area.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident at Wells-next-the-Sea (crime reference number 36/67933/22) or anyone with information about any of the four incidents should contact Suffolk Police quoting the number of the crime concerned.

Call 101 or contact independent charity Crimestoppers 100pc anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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