North East Wales

Robbed Wrexham postmaster 'not liable' for stolen cash

David Taylor
Image caption The Post Office said it will not be asking postmaster David Taylor to make any payment

The Post Office has said a postmaster attacked during a robbery will not be liable for any of the £54,000 stolen.

David Taylor, postmaster at Cefn Mawr post office, Wrexham, suffered concussion in the robbery on 16 July.

The Post Office wrote to him citing a number of security procedures and claiming he may be liable for £8,835.

A Post Office spokesman said: "This was a shocking robbery and we are absolutely not going to be asking Mr Taylor to make any payment."

So far £14,000 of the money has been recovered by police.

Two men have been charged with robbery.

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