Gardaí are investigating a cash-in-transit robbery which occurred this morning, June 13, at 10.20am outside a financial institution.
Mullingar Gardí say three men in a gold coloured Renault Scenic car took a cash box from a security man in Kinnegad, Co Westmeath.
This car was later found burnt out a short distance away in the Ballinabrackey Road area of Kinnegad where it is believed another car was waiting to take the occupants away.
Gardaí in Mullingar are appealing for information from anyone who may have witnessed anything unusual in the Kinnegad town area, or in the Ballinabrackey Road area of Kinnegad, this morning between 9am and 11am. They are particularly appealing to those with dash-cam footage who were in the Kinnegad area at the time of the raid to come forward.
Anyone with information can contact Mullingar Garda Station on 044 9384000 , the Garda Confidential Line on 1800666111 or any Garda Station.