Two men made off with thousands of pounds from a post office in Sussex this evening, police have told ITV News Meridian.
The men, in their 20s, threatened staff at the shop in Brunswick Road in Shoreham just before half past five.
They are then believed to have run away from the post office in the direction of the railway line.
There's currently a cordon in place while police and crime scene investigators gather evidence.
Police are searching for two robbers who threatened staff with a hammer in Shoreham this evening.
The men broke into the rear of the Post Office in Brunswick Road at around half past five.
They made off with several thousand pounds. Police say the men were in their twenties and wore dark clothing.
The MP for Bexhill and Battle Huw Merriman asked the government why the people of Heathfield have to wait so long for their post office to reopen.
Police are hunting for two men who stole thousands of pounds during an armed robbery at a Sussex post office. It happened just after 10am yesterday at North Street, Lower Horsebridge, near Hailsham.
A member of staff, a man in his sixties, sustained arm and shoulder bruising as he tried to prevent one of the men getting through the counter door, but did not require hospital treatment. There were no customers in the store at the time.
The two robbers fled in a maroon older style Ford Escort, which drove away northward in the direction of the A267 and Heathfield. It was found abandoned in Hellingly shortly afterwards. Witnesses should call Sussex Police on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting Operation Fountain.
Post Office managers will stage their first industrial action in 34 years today in a dispute over pay.
The union Unite have accused the Post Office of dragging their feet for 16 months over pay discussions.
They will ban overtime and work to rule for 24 hours.
The Post Office says it remains committed to reaching an agreement with the union.
Unite have warned that further industrial action will take place if the dispute is not resolved.
National officer Brian Scott said, "Unite members will not undertake any overtime, will refuse to work any additional hours or do work not proper to their role in the organisation."
Cash was stolen from Ashford Post Office after a thief distracted the counter assistant and snatched notes from the till.
An e-fit has been released of the offender by Kent Police who are appealing for witnesses.
The theft happened on Tuesday, April 23 at 1pm at the store in Gladstone Road.
The thief is described as aged in his 30s, 5ft 3ins tall, of stocky build with short, brown hair and long sideburns. He was wearing a white t-shirt, possibly with grey logo on front.
Anyone who knows the man should contact PC Darren Laker at Kent Police on 101, giving reference ZY/11200/13.