A quantity of cash went missing from a till after a staff member was distracted by a man at Knebworth Post Office.

Around 12.30pm yesterday, (Monday, March 6), it was reported that a man had distracted a member of staff and went behind the counter at the Post Office in St Martin's Road.

It was discovered a short while later that a quantity of cash was missing from the till.

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No threats were made, and nobody was injured.

Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to identify following the burglary.

Detective Constable Rebecca Hargrave, of the North Herts Local Crime Unit, said: “I’d like to hear from anyone who recognises the man in the image.

The Comet: Have you seen this man?Have you seen this man? (Image: Herts police)

“It is believed he was in the area around the time of this incident and may be able to assist with ongoing enquiries.


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“If you have information to assist the investigation, please contact me by email via rebecca.hargrave@herts.police.uk.”

You can also report information online at herts.police.uk/report, or on the online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting reference 41/19074/23.

You can stay anonymous by contacting Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.