Police are hunting three men on the A6 between Galgate and Scorton after a cash transit vehicle was stolen.
Men wearing masks and dark coloured clothing, with one carrying an axe, approached a Shell garage on Hatfield Avenue in Fleetwood shortly before 8am this morning.
Police were called to the scene after reports three men had robbed a cash in transit vehicle.
A substantial amount of cash is understood to have been taken during the incident.
Detectives believe the men left the scene in a dark coloured sports car, possibly an Audi or BMW, before changing into a white Audi 4x4.
Investigations are continuing.
If you have any information please call Lancashire Police on 101 quoting reference LC-20151007-0188.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org.