North East Wales

Man, 26, charged over Cefn Mawr PO robbery

The post office in Cefn Mawr
Image caption Police were called to the scene at about 0930 BST

A 26-year-old man has been charged with robbery and possession of an imitation fire arm following a raid at a sub-post office near Wrexham.

The incident at Cefn Mawr took place at just after 0930 BST on Wednesday and an unknown amount of cash was taken.

A member of staff was injured, though not seriously, in the raid and North Wales Police scrambled a helicopter following the incident.

Supt Neill Anderson said such incidents were rare in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to contact North Wales Police on 101 if in Wales, 0845 6071001 (Welsh line), 0845 6071002 (English line) or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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