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Two men with knives steal cash and cigarettes from Longfield Post Office

By Rachel Dixon

Two men threatened staff and customers at knife point before stealing cash and cigarettes from a post office.

Police officers remain at the scene of the armed robbery at Longfield Post Office in Station Road, which happened at about 6am this morning.

Two men brandishing knives were reported to have made off with cash and cigarettes, while money was also taken from two shoppers.

Police are appealing for information. Picture: stock. (6621309)
Police are appealing for information. Picture: stock. (6621309)

The post office was reopened at midday today.

Detectives are investigating and are asking anyone with information to come forward.

The suspects, both described as white and wearing hooded tops and scarves to conceal their identities,

Police spokesman Andy Saunders said: "No arrests have been made but officers remain at the scene."

Anyone who has seen anything suspicious should call 01634 792209, quoting reference 46/12021/19.

Alternatively call the independent charity Crimestoppers in Kent anonymously on 0800 555111.

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