Thousands stolen in post office break-in

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Thousands stolen in post office break-in

Police are appealing for witnesses after thieves broke into a post office in Peterborough.

The incident took place at Orton Longville Post Office in the early hours of yesterday morning.

The offenders forced entry into a post office and used heat based equipment to break into the ATM safe making off with approximately £20k.

A grey Mitsubishi Pajero was abandoned outside the post office with the engine still running. The vehicle had been stolen.

DC Louise Mann from the Peterborough serious crime team said: “We are keen to speak to anyone who may have witnessed the break in or seen the Mitsubishi Pajero in the lead up to the incident.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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