Gardaí are looking for anyone who might have information.
Gardaí are investigating after €10,000 in cash was stolen from a house in Westmeath.
The incident happened at about 11 o'clock last Friday morning in the Ballyhealy area of Delvin.
A man in his 80s left his home to do shopping and discovered burglars had forced their way through the back door of his house and taken the sum of money.
Gardaí are appealing to anyone who noticed suspicious activity in the area to contact Mullingar Garda Station.