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Police appeal following Swinnow Post Office armed robbery

Staff at the Wellstone Rise Post Office in Swinnow Lane were left badly shaken following an armed robbery this morning.

Police say that two masked man, armed with what appeared to be a handgun, had entered the shop and threatened staff before taking cash and leaving the scene in a car driven by a third man.

A police spokesperson said:

“No-one was injured but those involved were left badly shaken.”

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Officers are currently at the scene and enquiries into the incident are ongoing.

Witnesses can call Leeds District CID via 101 quoting log number 342 of September 3 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.


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