Three masked men broke into a hotel before stealing a safe full of money.
Police confirmed that a raid had taken place at Normanton Park Hotel, on the shores of Rutland Water, at about 5am this morning (Friday).
A Leicestershire Police spokesman said: “Officers were called to premises in the Normanton Park Road area of Rutland at 5am this morning following reports of a burglary.
“Three masked men had entered and threatened a man before leaving the premises with a safe containing a quantity of money.
“Enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident are in the early stages.”
Anyone with any information should call 101.