Update: Two arrested after alleged post office raid


- Credit: Archant

Barnstaple men bailed after police make arrests on Wednesday.

TWO Barnstaple men have been bailed following an alleged attempted robbery at the Bucks Cross shop post office on Wednesday.

Police arrested the 25 and 24-year-old on Wednesday evening following an extensive search and appeal for information from the public.

The suspected robbery took place at 1.15pm when a man is alleged to have demanded money from a female cashier at the shop, before fleeing empty handed.

Detective Inspector Dave Atkinson said it was a disturbing incident for the woman in the shop, who had been ‘very brave’.

Both men, from the Barnstaple area, have been bailed to return on July 22.

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