Cops chasing Tilbury Post Office raiders call on public for help

By Nub News Reporter

15th Apr 2024 | Local News

Tilbury's Post Office.
Tilbury's Post Office.

DETECTIVES investigating a robbery in Tilbury are asking for the public's help.

 Officers responded quickly to reports of a robbery at the town's Post Office in Civic Square after an alarm was raised around 3pm today (Monday, 15 April).

 It was reported that a man entered the building and was acting aggressively to the staff.

 He left the location with a quantity of cash and was last seen heading towards Kelvin Road area.

The suspect was described as a white man, of medium build.

He was wearing a black top with a white graphic logo, grey joggers and grey beanie with the top's hood up. He was also wearing a blue face covering and reported to be carrying a small axe.

 A statement from Essex Police says: "Thankfully, no one was injured. We would ask anyone who witnessed anything that could help us identify the man, to get in contact.

"If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

"You can let us know by submitting a report on our website where you can use our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

"Visit https://www.essex.police.uk/digital101to find out more about our website reporting services. Alternatively, you can call us on 101.

"If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

"Please quote incident 758 of Monday, 15 April when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible."

     

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