Armed man carries out robbery at shop in Claydon

A man carrying a crowbar has robbed the Post Office at the One Stop Shop in Claydon.

The incident took place between 4.15pm and 4.35pm yesterday afternoon, Thursday, August 25, at the premises on Ipswich Road.

The man, carrying a crowbar, entered the shop and approached the Post Office section where he demanded money from a member of staff, before jumping over the counter and taking a quantity of cash from the till.

The man then left through the front of the shop and made off in the direction of the Co-op, on Norwich Road, Claydon.

The member of staff was left shaken as a result of this robbery but was otherwise unharmed.

The suspect was wearing a face covering and is described as white, in his 40s, approximately 6ft tall, and was wearing a grey beanie hat, blue sweatshirt, black jeans and trainers.

Detectives would like to hear from any witnesses who saw any suspicious behaviour on Ipswich Road/Norwich Road either immediately prior to, or after, the incident.

Anyone with information about this crime is asked to contact Ipswich CID on 101, quoting reference: 54892/22

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Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111, or via their online form:

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