Armed robbery at Mangotsfield Post Office

post office incidentTwo people carried out an armed robbery at the Post Office in Mangotsfield at about 7.30am last Friday.

Staff were threatened and the pair made off with cash.

On Saturday, a 38-year-old man was detained by neighbourhood and specialist firearms officers at approximately 6.20pm at an address on Aspley Road, Clifton, in connection with the robbery and another armed raid in the Stapleton area of Bristol on Easter Day.

Today the police said he has been released under investigation.