Four masked men rob post office in East Sussex

Four masked men robbed a post office in East Sussex and made off with several thousand pounds.

The men went into the branch in Lower Horsebridge on Thursday at 15:00 BST, threatened the members of staff and forced one to open the safe.

The robbers fled with several thousand pounds in cash and 2,500 euros and got into a waiting Alfa Romeo Brera that drove off towards Hailsham.

Sussex Police said the car was believed to have been stolen during a burglary.

Det Insp Mark O'Brien said: "The car has not yet been found and we are very interested to hear from anyone who may have seen it at any time from about 13:30 BST.

"It was seen to head off towards Hailsham, but in reality may have ended up going in any direction, it may have been driven fast or erratically."

Police said no weapons were seen but the men were very vocal and threatening in their behaviour.

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