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Robbery at Stroud Post Office

A knife-wielding man has made off with cash in a robbery at a post office in Stroud. It happened just before 10 o'clock this morning at the branch in Stratford Road. Staff were left shocked but uninjured. The robber escaped on foot.

He's described as white, between 23 and 25 years old and of slim build. He was wearing a navy blue hoodie, jogging trousers and sunglasses.

Police appeal for Taunton robbery witnesses

Police are appealing for witnesses to come forward after a robbery happened in Taunton. On Monday 16th July at 10am a woman was walking along the footpath between Vivary Road and Vivary Park when she was pushed from behind by a man demanding money.

She gave him a small amount of cash and he also took her shopping bag. Police would like to speak anyone who witnessed the robbery or saw a man acting suspiciously in the area at the time. The suspect is described as a white man, aged 20-25-years-old and around 5 feet 10 inches tall.

He was wearing a black zip-up jacket, dark blue jeans, black gloves and a dark-coloured baseball cap worn back to front.

A 17-year-old has been arrested on suspicion of robbery and has been released on bail pending further enquiries.

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Armed robbery in Cheltenham: CCTV picture released

Police in Cheltenham are hunting two men who stole a large amount of cash from a bookies. The hooded offenders escaped on bicycles after robbing Ladbrokes in Rowanfield Avenue. Both men were brandishing knives when they threatened a cashier during the robbery on Sunday afternoon.

Can you identify these men? Credit: Gloucestershire Police