Gardaí in Westmeath appeal for witnesses following cash in transit robbery 2 years ago

Gardaí in Westmeath appeal for witnesses following cash in transit robbery

The incident took place in the early hours of Friday morning.

Gardaí in Westmeath are investigating a cash in transit robbery that occurred on Blackhall Street, Mullingar in Westmeath, this morning (Friday 3 May) at approximately 10.25am.

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A cash in transit van was making a collection from a financial institution, and as the employee was leaving a black estate car pulled up beside him.

The passenger got out of the car and took the box from the employee, got back into the car and drove off.

The car travelled in the direction of Longford.

The car was later found burnt out at Sonna Ballynacargy, also in Westmeath.

Witnesses or anyone with information, are asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station 044-9384000, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.