Police release pictures of armed robbery
This is the moment a terrified security guard threw a box full of money at an armed raider who confronted him at a petrol station.
CCTV pictures show the balaclava-clad raider threaten the guard with a rifle during the daylight raid.
The cash-in-transit guard was leaving the shop and heading towards his van when he was attacked outside a shop in Ilminster, Somerset.
The suspect fled the scene in a stolen white Ford Fiesta with an accomplice after the robbery at around 11.30am on Monday September 23.
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Detective Constable Andy Tearle of Avon and Somerset Police said: "This robbery only took a few seconds to commit but the impact this will have on the courier, shop staff and witnesses will stay with them for much longer.
"Our inquiries are progressing well but we need to speak to anyone who might have any information. If you can help, please contact me."
Detectives said the car was stolen from Exford, Exmoor, six days before the robbery and had its plates changed.
A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police added: "The suspects are then thought to have got into a second vehicle.
"We would like to speak to anyone who saw the Ford Fiesta after it was stolen on Tuesday, September 17.
"We would also like to speak to the owner of a green VW Polo which was driving along a private road on the Dillington Estate linking Whitelackington and Ashwell on the morning of the robbery."