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Armed robbery on security van in Drogheda, Co Louth

GARDAI are investigating an armed raid on a security van at Drogheda Industrial Estate today.

Four males were involved in the incident.

Two of them approached a security van operative and threatened him with what appears to have been a shotgun.

A cash box was taken with an amount of money.

The men made their escape in red car, registration 97-D, which was recovered a short time later at Knightswood Estate outide Drogheda.

Anyone with information should contact Laytown Garda Station on 041-9813320 or Garda Confidential Line on 1800 666 111 or any Garda Station.