Arrests made after raid on post office branch

Whateley's news agents, in Ramsey Road, St Ives.

Whateley's news agents, in Ramsey Road, St Ives. - Credit: Archant

Police have arrested two men following a raid at a post office in St Ives.

The incident took place shortly before 6.30am on Saturday at Whateley’s, in Ramsey Road, with raiders bursting into the premises and demanding cash.

A spokesman for Cambridgeshire police said: “Two men from St Ives, aged 36 and 34, were arrested on suspicion of robbery. They have been released on police bail until January 26, 2016.”

The spokesman said that a “quantity of cash was stolen during the incident”.

Anyone with information about the incident should contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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