Police are appealing for witnesses to an attempted robbery at Holme Hall post office.
Just before 9am yesterday (Wednesday September 3) a man went into the post office on Wardgate Way in Chesterfield, armed with a knife and demanded money.
When staff refused his demand he ran off past Lloyds Pharmacy, the family centre and church and down a footpath in the direction of the school.Â Heâ€™s then believed to have gone onto Loundsley Green Road.
The suspect is described as being white, of chunky build, wearing a red top and dark bottoms.
Anyone who was in the area and saw a person fitting the description or who has information about the incident should ring 101 and ask for DC Russ Garner or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.