Two arrested over village post office raid

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TWO men from South Yorkshire have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery.

Two men are alleged to have burst into a post office branch before threatening staff with weapons.

No-one was hurt in the raid and the robbers escaped with a quantity of cash.

The robbery took place at the Post Office, Market Place, Wragby, near Lincoln in Lincolnshire, on Saturday, at about 7.40am.

A 29-year-old man and a 51-year-old man, both from the Sheffield area, were later arrested. They were taken into custody and were last night helping police with their enquiries.

Lincolnshire police are appealing for information about the robbery.

A police spokesman said: “Police are appealing for anyone who saw any suspicious activity in the area between midnight and this morning to get in touch with them.”

Anyone with information is asked to call Detective Sergent Andy Harwood, of Louth CID, on 07771 794390.