A POSTBOX in Maesbury has been stolen, forcing residents to travel to the next village to post their letters.
The postbox was removed from a wooden post overnight between August 23 and 24.
Viktor Tsvetanov, Royal Mail spokesman, said: ”We can confirm that a postbox near cross roads at Gwern y Brenin, Maesbury, was stolen over the weekend of August 22 and 23. Royal Mail urges anyone with any information to contact the police.
“Royal Mail has some 115,000 post boxes around the country and thefts of postboxes are relatively rare.”
He added: “Royal Mail will replace the box as soon as possible. In the meantime, customers can use other postboxes in the area, at Morton Cross Roads and opposite The Original Ball Public House, or drop their mail off at Maesbury Marsh Post Office branch.
“We apologise to customers for any inconvenience”
Anyone who has any concerns about their mail should contact the customer services team on 03457 740 740.