Police are appealing for information after the Coral bookmakers in Queen Street, Louth was burgled.
The incident happened overnight between Monday and Tuesday and the offenders forced entry to the premises via a rear door, using a circular saw to remove the safe which was bolted to the ground.
The safe was then been loaded into a purple wheelie bin and wheeled to the Market Place and transported away. It is believed that the offenders used a blue Ford Escort that had been stolen from the Cannon Street car park earlier in the evening.
Anyone with information should contact DC Nick Jones at Louth CID on 0300 111 0300 quoting incident 66 of May 31 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.