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Customers threatened in armed robbery in Skelmersdale

Staff and customers were threatened in an armed robbery at at post post office in Skelmersdale.

Two men, one armed with a firearm entered the Sandy Lane Post Office on Westgate at 11am this morning.

“Fortunately none of the staff or customers were injured but all have been left traumatised by the incident.

– Detective Constable Martin Hulme, Skelmersdale CID

Both men are described as white in their late teens or early 20’s. One of the men was around 6 feet tall, medium build wearing dark clothing. The second man was approximately 5’6” to 5’8” tall and of slim build