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Two boys who were just 15 have been incarcerated for robbing Collingham Post Office armed with a firearm and knife

Two youths who were just 15 raided a post office where the postmaster was smashed over the head with the handle of a knife.

During their getaway in a car stolen a day earlier in a burglary for the purpose of using it in the Collingham Post Office raid, one of the youths threw items including a hammer and drill at pursuing police from the speeding vehicle.

The imitation firearm. (37312342)
The imitation firearm. (37312342)

Nottingham Crown Court heard the two delinquents were part of a gang of three who had stormed into the post office armed with an imitation gun and a knife, escaping with £2,000 and cigarettes after accosting the postmaster.

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