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Five arrests after Oaksey post office armed robbery

Oaksey post office Image copyright Google
Image caption Police said armed robbers went into the post office at Oaksey at about 07:30 BST

Five people have been arrested after armed robbers stole cash and cigarettes from a post office in Malmesbury.

Staff were forced to hand over goods at the store in Oaksey at about 07.30 BST.

Two men have been arrested on suspicion of armed robbery and two other men and a woman have been arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender.

Police refused to give details of the weapon used "due to ongoing inquiries". All five are being held in custody in Melksham.

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