A sum of money was stolen.
Over €3,000 worth of damage has been done to a take-away in Westmeath.
Two to three men entered the Papa Entis premises in Grange Village, Mullingar at 9 o'clock on Sunday evening, and broke glass panels with hammers.
The one employee in the main body of the building at the time managed to reach a point of safety and avoid injury.
The men took the cash register, which contained €200, before leaving.
Anyone who may have witnessed anything suspicious in the area between 7 and 9 o'clock on Sunday evening, is asked to contact Mullingar Garda Station.