A BOURNEMOUTH security van driver was robbed at knifepoint outside a New Forest supermarket this morning.

The robber approached the G4S driver, threatened him with a knife, and demanded that a cash box was handed over. Following the robbery the raider got into a nearby vehicle being driven by a second man.

The G4S driver, a man in his 40s from Bournemouth, was uninjured.

The incident took place near Tesco Express in Salisbury Street, Fordingbridge at approximately 11.10am.

A short time later Wiltshire Police assisted in arresting two men. A quantity of cash has been recovered.

Anyone who may have witnessed the incident, or has any information is asked to contact CID at Lyndhurst police station on 101. Alternatively call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.