Attempted robbery at a Hastings Post Office

Police crime news.
Police crime news.

Police are appealing for witnesses after a man attempted to rob a Post Office in Hastings.

A man went into the Post Office at the junction of St George’s Road and Vicarage Road at 2.10pm on Wednesday (January 27) demanded money and threatened a staff member, who refused to give him anything.

The man then left the scene. No one was hurt in the incident.

Police believe there may be a second suspect who was seen acting suspiciously outside the Post Office.

The first man is described as white, aged in his early to mid 20s, 5’8”, slim and was wearing a blue and white scarf, covering the lower half of his face, a grey pullover hoodie with the hood pulled up and trainers.

The second man outside is described as 5’10” and had his face covered.

He was wearing a shiny blue puffa-style coat with the hood up, blue jeans and trainers.

Detective Sergeant Paul Graham of Sussex Police said: “We would like to hear from anyone who witnessed the attempted robbery or saw the man acting suspiciously outside the post office to contact us.”

Contact police by emailing or ring 101 quoting serial 0817 of 27/01.

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