Search

Three men charged after armed robbery in Oulton Broad

13:26 19 September 2011

Suffolk police appeal

Suffolk police appeal

Archant © 2009

THREE men are due to appear at Lowestoft Magistrates Court tomorrow morning (Tuesday, September 20), charged in connection with an armed robbery at the Rock Estate Post Office and Convenience Store in Oulton Broad last year.

Two have been directly charged and the third is being summonsed to court following the incident that happened just after 9am on Saturday, January 9 last year at the post office and convenience store in Hall Road.

Knives were used to threaten staff before thousands of pounds worth of cash was stolen.

Alan Jacobs, 27, of Spire Court in Plymouth, Wayne Jacobs, 34, of Princess Drive in Liverpool and a 28-year-old man from Plymouth will each face a charge of conspiracy to rob.

The charges come after a comprehensive investigation by detectives at Lowestoft into the incident.

Other news

Suffolk Constabulary.   PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Thieves stole four distress flares and fishing nets during a burglary on Pakefield beach.

Southwold Community Radio Launch

When they resigned from a popular community radio station and asked for broadcasting equipment to be returned, remaining volunteers felt they had no other alternative but to shut it down.

09:37
Worker admits theft by employee

A building society customer manager has admitted stealing £17,500 from her employer.

Great Yarmouth Borough Council

Another Norfolk council has joined Norwich, North Norfolk and Breckland in rejecting the government’s devolution proposals.

Most Read

09:37
Worker admits theft by employee

A building society customer manager has admitted stealing £17,500 from her employer.

Read more
Lowestoft
Yesterday, 12:00
Ipswich Crown Court

A drug addict who broke into a house by smashing a window was arrested after traces of his DNA were discovered in blood found at the scene, a court has heard.

Read more
Ipswich Crown Court
Yesterday, 14:46

Fire crews acted quickly after a blaze broke out in the engine compartment of a vessel in Oulton Broad.

Read more
Environment Agency
Wed, 13:44
Picture: James Bass

A man in his 40s suffered a fractured cheek bone after he was assaulted in Lowestoft.

Read more
Suffolk Police
Southwold Community Radio Launch

When they resigned from a popular community radio station and asked for broadcasting equipment to be returned, remaining volunteers felt they had no other alternative but to shut it down.

Read more
Simon Tobin

Most Commented

Yesterday, 18:30
Mark Bee and George Nobbs at Beccles bridge in 2013 - both former leaders voted against the devolution deal.

Suffolk’s councils have done their bit on approving the government’s devolution proposals – but the decision on whether to proceed remains up in the air.

Read more
Colin Noble
Mon, 15:17
Channel Tunnel bricked up. Photo: Shaun Cole

For almost half the population of voters, the Brexit result was no time for jokes.

Read more
European Union

Local Weather

Partly Cloudy

Partly Cloudy

max temp: 18°C

min temp: 11°C

HOT JOBS

Show Job Lists

Digital Edition

cover

Enjoy the
Lowestoft Journal
e-edition today

Subscribe

Newsletter Sign Up