Police appeal after robbery of postman in Stansted

PUBLISHED: 10:18 28 February 2019 | UPDATED: 12:22 28 February 2019

The postman was robbed in Jordon Close in Stansted Mountfitchet.

The postman was robbed in Jordon Close in Stansted Mountfitchet.

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Police are investigating after a postman was robbed in Stansted Mountfitchet.

The incident happened at around 12.25pm in Jordon Close on Tuesday (February 26).

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “A man, described to us as black, in his early 20s, slim, around 6ft tall, and wearing a hat and a puffer-style jacket, approached the victim and threatened him. No weapon was seen but a parcel was taken.”

A Royal Mail spokesman said: “Fortunately the postman was not seriously injured and Essex Police is now handling the incident. We are working closely with the police and urge anyone with any information to contact them.”

If you saw or heard anything, have any CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information please call 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/31267/19.

Alternatively you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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