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Attempted armed robbery at Hoxne Post Office

Posted: Sun May 03, 2020 10:57 am
by des fisher
Police are appealing for witnesses following an attempted armed robbery at a business premises in Hoxne.

The incident occurred at around 11.20am this morning, Friday 1 May, at the Post Office in Low Street. A man brandishing a knife entered the building and made demands for money, but ran away when a panic alarm was activated. No money was handed over and no one was harmed during the incident. The suspect was seen to run off across a field towards the B1118. A large-scale police search of the area has taken place, including the use of a drone, but the offender has not been located.

Any witnesses, or anyone with information about this crime, is asked to contact East CID at Lowestoft Police Station, quoting reference: CAD 111 of 1 May.

Email – EastCID@suffolk.pnn.police.uk
Phone – Call 101

Please note in the event of an emergency you should always call 999