Police respond to robbery sentence

Two men who carried out an armed robbery at a post office near Carlisle have each been sentenced to six years in prison.

The robbery happened at Wetheral post office in June. A female shop keeper, working behind the counter, was threatened at knife point and between seven hundred and eight hundred pounds was stolen.

Matthew Scott who's 25 and 21 yr old Kye Halliburton - both from Carlisle - admitted the offences at an earlier hearing.

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Wetheral robbery court case

Two men will be sentenced at Carlisle Crown Court after pleading guilty to the armed robbery of Wetheral Post office