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Rhydyfelin Post Office Incident *Update*

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Update

A man has appeared in court after an alleged robbery at Rhydyfelin Post Office.

24 year old Liam David Williams, of Pontypridd, appeared at Pontypridd Magistrates’ Court charged with robbery after the incident during the morning of Tuesday 7th February.

He has been remanded in custody until the 10th March, when he is due to appear at Cardiff Crown Court.

South Wales Police have said that investigations are still ongoing


Original story – 8th February

Rhydyfelin Post Office remains closed today following a robbery, which happened yesterday morning (Tuesday 7th February).

South Wales police are investigating the robbery that took place around 10am on Duffryn Road. Two men entered the premises and made off from the scene in a black coloured car with an ‘unknown quantity of cash’.

Local councillor Maureen Webber has said,

“she was shocked that an incident like this could happen in such a close-knit community”


Any witnesses to the incident are urged to contact South Wales Police on 101 or crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting reference 1700048194