Gardai in Westmeath are investigating a cash-in-transit robbery in Mullingar.
It happened this morning at around 10:25 on Blackhall Street when a van was making a collection from a bank.
As the employee was leaving a person emerged from a black vehicle and took the box from him.
They got back in the car which drove in the direction of Longford.
The car was later found burnt out at Sonna Ballynacargy.