Police appeal over St Nicholas-at-Wade Post Office robbery

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Kent Police is appealing for witnesses following a robbery in St Nicholas-at-Wade.

The robbery is said to have taken place shortly after 12.40pm on Friday 28 September at the Post Office in The Length, St Nicholas-at-Wade.

Two men walked into the Post Office and demanded a member of staff hand over money from the till.

Detective Constable Richard Cordery said: “We believe the two offenders, who stole a small amount of cash, had two accomplices waiting outside.

“The village was busy at the time and we are keen to hear from anyone who may have seen – or have dash cam footage of – the four men either during, before or after the incident.”

The two men who entered the Post Office are described as white, in their late 20s to early 30s, and were wearing black mesh masks. One was 5ft 10ins tall and had broad shoulders. The other was 6ft tall and of a slight build. They both had local accents.

All four men are believed to have been wearing light-coloured tracksuits. No weapons are reported to have been seen.

DC Cordery said: ‘We would like to hear from anyone who saw a silver BMW 325, 51 plate, parked nearby.

‘We are also keen to speak to people on the bus heading for Margate which stopped at Sarre at about 12.50pm as they could have important information that could help our enquiry.’

Anyone who can help is asked to phone Kent Police on 01843 222289 quoting reference number ZY/57904/18.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555111.

A 38-year-old Margate man was arrested on Sunday 30 September on suspicion of robbery. He has been released pending further enquiries.