Man jailed for Balerno post office robbery

Published 15 February 2017

A man who robbed a Post Office at knife point was jailed for seven years at the High Court in Glasgow today, Wednesday 15th February.

Steven McIvor

Steven Joseph McIvor robbed the Post Office on Balerno’s Main Street on Friday 26th February 2016.

He made off with a four-figure sum of Euros and a three-figure sum of Sterling.

The 26-year-old was found guilty of assault and robbery at Edinburgh High Court in January.

Detective Inspector Graham Grant said: "Steven McIvor showed no regard for the welfare of the member of staff during this robbery.

"Thankfully a swift policing response involving uniformed officers, CID, Road Policing and specialist Police Scotland resources ensured that he was traced and detained quickly.

“Crimes of this nature will not be tolerated when they occur and we will use all resources at our disposal to bring those responsible to justice.”

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