Armed robbery at post office

KNIVES and a gun were used to threaten staff and a customer at a post office in Lowestoft today.The armed robbery took place in Kimberley Road, Lowestoft just after 3pm.

KNIVES and a gun were used to threaten staff and a customer at a post office in Lowestoft today.

The armed robbery took place in Kimberley Road, Lowestoft just after 3pm.

Three men, all wearing balaclavas, stole a quantity of cash before fleeing the scene.

No one is thought to be hurt but staff have been left extremely distressed.

One of the men is described as being of Mediterranean appearance, of slim build, in his late teens to 20s and 5ft 9 inches tall.

Anyone with information are asked to call Lowestoft CID on 01986 835300 or Crimestoppers, anonymously if required, on 0800 555 111.