Oral Answers to Questions — Post Office (Robbery, Shepherd's Bush).

– in the House of Commons on 18th July 1935.

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Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

61.

asked the Postmaster-General whether he can give the House any information in connection with the robbery that took place at the Wood Lane post office, Shepherd's Bush, on the 15th July?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bennett Mr Ernest Bennett , Cardiff Central

The sub-postmistress of Wood Lane, Shepherd's Bush, reported that a robbery had been committed on the morning of the 15th of July by two unknown men. The estimated loss is about £39. Enquiries are being pursued.

Photo of Mr William Thorne Mr William Thorne , West Ham Plaistow

May I ask whether there is any truth in the statement that this robbery took place while the police were rehearsing in Hyde Park?

Photo of Mr Ernest Bennett Mr Ernest Bennett , Cardiff Central

I am not aware that that was the case.