A MAN attacked a security guard who was delivering money to a cash machine in Basingstoke.

The robbery took place at 8.20am today at the Basingstoke Leisure Park. The security guard was attacked by the man, who then grabbed the cash box and was driven away in a car.

Police said the guard sustained minor injuries.

Officers are appealing for witnesses to the robbery, particularly to passengers on a bus that was in the area when it took place.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Basingstoke CID on 101 or call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.