25 April 2016

We have joined with the Post Office Limited to offer a reward of up to £10,000 for information on a robbery at an Ilford Post Office, during which staff members were assaulted.

The incident occurred at around 9am on Tuesday, March 1 at the branch on Fulwell Avenue.

Two males entered the premises and jumped over the counter where they stole a large sum of cash.

Three staff members were assaulted, with one receiving a small stab wound to the leg that required hospital treatment. It is unknown what weapon was used to inflict the injury.

A very serious incident

“This was a very serious incident which will have been incredibly traumatic for the staff.

“There are people out there who know who these suspects are and I would urge you to do the right thing and contact us anonymously to ensure this does not happen again.

“You can give information through our 0800 555 111 phone line or Anonymous Online Form.

“We don’t take personal details, we don’t record calls. We can’t trace calls or information given online. You won’t have to give a statement to police or appear in court.”

- Roger Critchell, Director of Operations for Crimestoppers


Do you know who is responsible for this crime?

Both men are described as black and between 18 and 25 years in age. One is thought to be between 6’ 2 and 6’ 4 tall, with a proportionate build. He was wearing dark jogging bottoms with a distinctive black and white horizontal striped hooded jumper.

The other male is described as between 5’ 7 and 5’ 8; he also had a proportionate build and was wearing dark clothing.

Both suspects wore hoods and covered their faces during the incident.

Give information anonymously

If you have any information, please contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through our Anonymous Online Form