TWO men have been arrested after the driver of a security van was robbed in a Hampshire town.

A man approached the G4S driver outside Tesco Express in Salisbury Street, Fordingbridge, at 11.10am today, threatened him with a knife and demanded he hand over his cash box.

The robber then got into a nearby vehicle being driven by a second man.

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

Two men – aged 41 and 26 – were arrested a short time later. 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.