Air search for Hopton post office armed robber

A man is on the run after holding up a Suffolk post office armed with a knife and a handgun and threatening staff.

The armed robbery took place at Hopton Post Office in Thelnetham Road.

The man escaped with cash in a dark-coloured people carrier with two other people inside. A helicopter has been helping detectives search for the man.

He is described as aged in his 20s, between 5ft 10in (1.78m) and 6ft (1.83m) tall, wearing dark glasses, a grey fleece and a red baseball cap.

The raid happened at about 1110 BST, police said.

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