Nottingham

Four arrests over Lady Bay post office raid

Post office which was robbed in Lady Bay
Image caption Nottinghamshire Police described the arrests as "a significant development"

Four people have been arrested in connection with an armed robbery at a West Bridgford post office.

Two men entered the shop on Trent Boulevard in Lady Bay on Wednesday morning armed with what Nottinghamshire Police believe was a handgun.

A quantity of money was handed over and the robbers escaped in a silver Volvo.

Three men, aged 19, 24 and 26, and a 26-year-old woman were arrested on Thursday evening and during the early hours of Friday.

They remain in police custody on suspicion of conspiracy to commit robbery.

Det Ch Insp Simon Firth said: "We have been very pleased with the assistance we have received so far from the public, and these arrests are a significant development.

"A number of different lines of inquiry are being followed up, but we would still very much like to hear from anyone who either saw a silver Volvo car in the area around the post office before 11am, or saw the car being abandoned in Moore Close very shortly after the offence."

A 39-year-old man has received a caution for failing to hand in some of the money dropped by the raiders which he found in the street.

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