Update, Monday, 5.45pm: Australia Post says it is working closely with police after one of its licensees was attacked during an attempted armed robbery on Friday.
The store remained closed Monday and an Australia Post spokesperson said it is is expected to reopen Wednesday.
“Safety is of the utmost importance to us, and we are providing ongoing support for our licensee and our team,” an Australia Post spokesperson said.
“We are working closely and cooperatively with police who are investigating this matter.”
UPDATE, Friday: Police have confirmed they are investigating an attempted armed robbery at a business in Long Gully.
Investigators have been told a man entered the Eaglehawk Road store just after 5pm, approached a staff member with a metal bar and demanded money.
The staff member attempted to stop the offender from leaving and was struck with the metal bar before the offender fled on foot.
Nothing was stolen and the staff member was treated for minor injuries.
No arrests have been made at this stage.
EARLIER: Emergency services responded to an incident at the Long Gully post office this evening.
Three police units, crime scene officers and an ambulance were on scene from 5.20pm.
Police have yet to confirm what the incident was but the Long Gully post office was cordoned off while police and detective made inquiries.
Ambulance Victoria was able to confirm one man in his 30s was transported to Bendigo hospital.
He was listed as in a stable condition with injuries to his upper body.
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