Money stolen from post office in armed robbery

Robbers with a firearm burst into a post office and threatened staff.

Thursday, 24th March 2016, 6:59 pm
Updated Friday, 25th March 2016, 9:07 am

Three men wearing balaclavas went into the post office on Liverpool Road North in Burscough at around 5.30pm today.

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At least one of the men was armed and they stole an unknown amount of money.

They left in a silver Honda Civic which was later found burned out nearby.

Police are investigating the robbery and anyone with information is asked to call them on 101.