A man has been taken to hospital following an armed robbery on a cash delivery van in Birmingham.
It is believed the robbers made off with an empty cash box
Police officers were called to Lichfield Road, Sutton Coldfield at 1120 GMT on Thursday.
Robbers targeted a cash delivery van outside HSBC bank, attacked a security guard with a baseball bat and snatched a cash box, which is believed to have been empty.
The security guard was taken to the town's Good Hope Hospital.
A West Midlands Police spokesman said his injuries were not thought to be life threatening.
The area has been sealed off.