Cops tighten security after several Post Offices robbed

Post Office buildings in areas including Hout Bay, Kuils River and Kenilworth have been hit over the past months.

A South African Post Office branch. Picture: @PostofficeSa/Twitter

CAPE TOWN - Police said that security measures were being tightened nationally following a spate of robberies in which Post Office outlets had been targeted in Cape Town.

Post Office buildings in areas including Hout Bay, Kuils River and Kenilworth have been hit over the past months.

The Post Offices’ Martie Gilchrist said: "We have started with a project to harden our outlets for robberies. We are minimising cash on hand."