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Man arrested in connection with armed robbery

Scene of the raid

A man has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery on a Post Office in Sudbury.

The raid took place at the Ballingdon Road Post Office at around 6:45 this evening.

A man threatened staff with a knife demanding money and cigarettes. He fled towards the King's Head pub. Police are appealing for witnesses.

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Christmas shoppers urged to support market town after major fire

Sudbury fire in September. Credit: ITV News Anglia

Christmas shoppers are being urged to support a market town in Suffolk after a major fire in September.

Several businesses in Sudbury were damaged in the blaze.

MP James Cartlidge said thanks to hard work from the community the town centre was open for business and ready for the Christmas rush.

He added: "The fire that ripped through Sudbury in September was devastating.

"With a number of residents losing their homes and small businesses suffering severe damage, the town could have taken a long time to recover.

"However, whilst a lot remains to do, Sudbury has pulled together and I have been delighted to see the enormous community spirit that has allowed it to flourish in the face of this adversity.

"Through hard work and dedication, the community has ensured that the town is ready for the Christmas rush, a fantastic achievement.

"I encourage all of my constituents to show their support for Sudbury by doing their shopping for the festive season in this resilient town.”

Suffolk Police launch appeal to find missing Sudbury man

Dylan Provis. Credit: Suffolk Police

Police in Suffolk are asking for the public's help in finding a missing man from Sudbury.

39-year-old Dylan Provis was last seen at his place of work on the Chilton Industrial Estate in the town early on Sunday morning (9 November).

Both his family and the police are concerned for his welfare because they say his disappearance is out of character.

Anyone who believes they may have seen Dylan, or who has any information about his whereabouts, is asked to contact the duty sergeant at Sudbury Police Station on 101.

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Donations flooding in to help those made homeless after Sudbury fire

The remains of the building in Sudbury Credit: ITV News Anglia

A public meeting is being held in Sudbury today to work out how best to help those who have been left homeless by Sunday's fire.

The council says donations of clothes and toiletries have been pouring in for those affected.

Fire crews have spent another dampening down and ensuring damaged buildings are safe.

One of them has also been hailed a hero after saving a woman trapped by the flames.

Pat Ince rescued a woman from the burning building Credit: ITV News Anglia

"I went up the ladder and got to the lady, she was very emotional, I tried to calm her down and just said to her listen nothing is going to happen, I'm going to get you out whatever."

– Pat Ince, Suffolk Fire & Rescue Service

The full story of the devastating fire which destroyed historic Sudbury buildings

Historic Sudbury in Suffolk has spent the day coming to terms with a fire that ripped through a town centre street yesterday evening.

Three people were injured, 20 forced to leave their homes and businesses were destroyed.

Today, as the community pulled together to help those most seriously affected, stories have been emerging of dramatic escapes.

Click below to watch the full report from ITV News Anglia's Kate Prout

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