A 38-year-old man has been arrested following a robbery at a bookmakers shop in Co Westmeath.
The man, who was armed with a knife, entered the premises in Baylough, Athlone at 3.40pm yesterday.
He threatened staff, took an amount of cash and fled the scene in a car.
No one was injured during the incident.
During a follow-up operation, a man was arrested and a car and quantity of cash was also recovered.
The man is currently being held at Athlone garda station and investigations are on going.