Armed Robbery in Banbury

Robert Shepley - EditorBanbury News, Police & Emergency

Banbury News




Today (Saturday 30th July) the Post Office on Horton View in the Easington area of Banbury was involved in an armed robbery.

At about 3.20pm yesterday an offender entered the Easington Post Office and threatened staff with what appeared to be a black handgun. A quantity of cash was handed over to the offender, who then made off on foot.

It’s believed that no one was hurt during the incident, according to one local resident who was talking to the police.

The area around the Post Office is currently barricade taped off by the police who are asking all the local neighbours for information. The Police acted quickly to get their Police helicopter in the air.

UPDATE

Do you know Danny Walsh?

The police are currently searching for Danny Walsh is wanted in connection with the armed robbery, he is white with short black hair and a black beard.

It is likely he will be wearing dark clothing, possibly a hooded top and black trousers.

He frequents Banbury and is known to sometimes sleep in a tent in and around the town.

Banbury News

If you see Walsh please do not approach him, instead call police on 999.

If you have information about Walsh, his whereabouts or in a non-emergency please call police on 101.

If you make contact with us please quote reference number 405 (31/7).

We are conducting a thorough investigation into this serious offence. We have already spoken to a number of witnesses, obtained CCTV and carried out extra patrols in the area.

If anyone is concerned or has questions then please do not hesitate to speak to a police officer or PCSO.