15/07/2016 Redcar and Cleveland

Appeal for Witnesses Following an Attempted Knife Point Robbery at the Post Office in Lingdale

Police are appealing for information after an attempted robbery occurred at the Post Office on the High Street in Lingdale in East Cleveland.

The incident took place on Wednesday 13th July at around 5.25pm when a man walked into the post office and threatened the a staff member with a knife and demanded cash from the safe.

The suspect left empty handed. He was wearing a camouflaged jacket and his face was covered.

Anyone with information regarding the identity of the suspect or anyone who may have seen anyone acting suspiciously around the time of the incident is asked to contact DC Mick Jackson on the non-emergency number 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or www.crimestoppers-uk.org.