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Armed robbery at post office Maidenhead

Posted: 25/07/2007 11:49:20

Detectives investigating an armed robbery in Maidenhead are appealing for witnesses.

At around 10.28am on Monday (23/7), two men wearing balaclavas entered Roger Stores in Broadmoor Road, Waltham St Lawrence. Staff were then told to open the Post Office door by the men, who subsequently stole a sum of cash before running out of the store. Although left shaken by the incident, the staff were uninjured.

The men made off in a black Mitsubishi Lancer which was later discovered abandoned in a field in Smewins Road.

The vehicle, stolen from the London area prior to robbery, is now being forensically examined by scenes of crime officers as part of the investigation.

Anyone with information should contact Det Con Darren Smith via the 24 hour Police Enquiry Centre on 0845 8 505 505. Those who do not wish to speak to police or leave their name should call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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