Gardaí in Boyle are continuing to investigate an aggravated robbery which took place on Friday evening last when a man was threatened with a knife and also beaten.
A sum of cash and a number of personal items were taken during the incident which occurred on the N4 near Drumharlow Lake and Carrick Golf Club.
It is believed the victim received non-life threatening injuries but was left badly shaken following the incident, which involved up to three assailants.
Gardaí have appealed for any information from anyone walking or travelling on the N4 between 5.30 pm and 6.30 pm on Friday evening, and anyone who may have been hitchhiking at this time in particular.
Anyone with information or dash cam footage is asked to contact Boyle Garda Station on 071-9664620, the Garda Confidential Line on 1800-666111 or any Garda Station.