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  • Masked gang tried to steal safe from post office

    Tom Martin

    STAFF at Post Office branch in Waterloo were left shaken after four masked men tried to steal a safe.

    Police say the gang, who were all wearing ‘facial coverings’. tried to make off with the safe from the Lorne Road post office on Wednesday, September 5 shortly before 9.30am.

    They were unable to make off with the safe, however, and they escaped from the scene in a car.

    A spokesperson for Merseyside Police said: “The attempted robbery was unsuccessful and the men made off in a car in the direction of South Road.

    “Two members of staff present at the time were uninjured but left shaken.

    “CCTV, forensic and witness enquiries have been ongoing and anyone with information is asked to contact police.

    “You can contact @MerPolCC, 101 quoting reference number 18200186713 or @CrimestoppersUK.”

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