Robbers with axe and baseball bat hold-up Post Office van in Northamptonshire village

Moulton post office.

Moulton post office.

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Two men armed with an axe and a baseball bat robbed a Post Office delivery driver and escaped with a significant amount of cash contained inside a secure box.

The robbery happened today at about midday at the Post Office in Cross Street, Moulton, Northampton.

A spokesman for Northamptonshire Police said: “Two armed men approached a delivery driver on Cross Street and demanded money.

“Cross Street was closed briefly, but has since reopened.

“This was an isolated incident, which officers are investigating. “

It is believed the men used a Black Audi TT, with a registration number similar to KV58ULJ or KV58 UEJ, during the getaway.

Anyone with information can call Northamptonshire Police on 101.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.