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Rhydyfelin Post Office Incident *Update*

Written by on 28th July 2017

(Photo – South Wales Police)

Three men (pictured above) have been jailed for a total of 15 years for a robbery at the Post Office in Rhydyfelin.

Jason Morris, Daniel Morgan Jones and Liam Williams robbed the premises back in February.

Police have released footage on Facebook which shows the men dropping most of the cash on the road outside.

In March we updated the story..

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 2017

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