Armed Robbery

There was an armed robbery at Sylvia’s Post Office in the village yesterday afternoon, 2nd February.

Sylvia is shaken but unhurt.

The Poringland Police Station have just issued the following press release.


Police investigate Post Office robbery in Surlingham

Police are investigating after a robbery at Surlingham Post Office yesterday (Thursday 2 February).
Two men entered the store on Walnut Hill at approximately 4pm.
One of the men, carrying what has been described as a handgun, approached a member of staff and demanded the till to be opened before taking an undisclosed quantity of cash.
The second man entered another room in the store and also stole an undisclosed quantity of cash.
Anyone who may have witnessed the robbery or anyone with information should contact Sgt Matt Jenkins at Norwich CID on 101.
Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Pc 1224  Jim Squires
South Norfolk Engagement Officer
01953 423773

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