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Images released after masked robbers with machete rob Post Office

Detectives investigating a knifepoint robbery on a shop have released CCTV footage as they work to trace the offenders.

Two masked offenders stormed into the Sunnyside Post Office, in Sunnyside Road, Chilwell, Nottingham, before one threatened a shop worker with a machete.

The victim was forced to hand over the till before the offenders fled on foot with a quantity of cash.

Detectives have been working hard to find the people responsible by studying CCTV and doorbell footage, carrying out forensic investigations and other local inquiries.

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They are now in a position to release this CCTV footage of the incident, which took place around 8.30pm on 27 March 2024.

Detective Constable Liam O’Kane, of Nottinghamshire Police, said:

“This must have been a frightening ordeal for the shop worker.

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“No one should be put through an experience like this as they try to earn a living. We understand the deep emotional impact this sort of incident can have on victims.

“We are determined to track down those responsible and believe the release of this footage could help to identify the offenders.

“Although their faces are covered we believe the offenders’ clothing and style of walking could help identify them.

“If you recognise them please get in touch with officers. Likewise, if you have any other information or footage which you believe could help the investigation, please contact us.”

Anyone with information should call police on 101, quoting incident number 663 of 27 March 2024, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

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