Masked robber steals cash box from security van

A SECURITY van was robbed outside a Derbyshire supermarket this afternoon (Monday June 6).

The blue G4S van was outside Tesco in Rutland Street, Ilkeston at 2.15pm when a security guard was approached by a man wearing a balaclava and threatened.

A police spokesman said a cash box containing ‘a significant amount’ of money was stolen.

No weapons were seen and no-one was hurt during the incident.

The robber made off in a black Volkswagen Golf car.

Anyone with information should call Erewash CID on 0345 123 33 33 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.