Hove post office robbed at knifepoint

Posted On 17 Oct 2016 at 5:45 pm

A post office in Hove has been robbed at knifepoint this afternoon (Monday 17 October) just before thousands of pupils left nearby schools for the day.

Two men held up the post office at Amherst Crescent Stores, in Old Shoreham Road, Hove, by the corner of Amherst Crescent.

Sussex Police said: “At about 2.50pm police received a report of a knifepoint robbery at the post office in Old Shoreham Road, Hove.

“Two suspects entered the store and stole a quantity of cash from the till, before making off on foot towards Portslade.

“During the incident, the shop worker was threatened with a knife by one of the suspects but not harmed.

“Police are appealing for witnesses.”

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Anyone with information is asked to phone Sussex Police on 101, email 101@sussex.pnn.police.uk or call the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

  1. Vicki Reply

    Glad no one was hurt… my local shop.. lots of kids go here on way home from school including my son…

  2. Victoria Holden Reply

    Such a lovely family that have run this post office for years. So sad & I hope they are ok X

  3. Ian Reply

    Sarah and jay still run it?
    Really lovely couple.glad all ok.

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