Armed robbery in Suffolk post office

POLICE are hunting two men – believed to have been armed with a gun and an axe - who today robbed a Newmarket post office.Suffolk police said the men, who were both wearing balaclavas, entered Exning Road post office around 5.

POLICE are hunting two men – believed to have been armed with a gun and an axe - who today robbed a Newmarket post office.

Suffolk police said the men, who were both wearing balaclavas, entered Exning Road post office around 5.20pm.

One is believed to have been carrying a gun while the other is thought to have had an axe.

The robbers threatened staff, before making off with a quantity of cash in a beige, G-registration Ford Granada car.

Nobody was injured in the incident.

Police are appealing for help and anyone with information is asked to contact Suffolk police on 01473 613500 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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