POLICE have found the getaway vehicle used in the armed hold-up of the Black Hill Post Office on Tuesday afternoon.
The gold coloured Ford Falcon sedan, stolen earlier on Tuesday from a Ballarat car park, was found at 11am this morning dumped in a secluded yard at the rear of the ten pin bowling centre on Howitt Street.
The car was not visible from wither Howitt street or Doveton Street and was reverse-parked in against the yard's rear fence.
Detectives from Ballarat's Criminal Investigation Unit and crime scene services officers were at the scene this morning, taking photographs of the vehicle and making notes of it's position.
Police also took photographs of a footprint outside the car's passenger side.
The vehicle appeared not be be damaged.
Detectives at the scene were tight-lipped on the progress of the investigation.
Just before 4pm on Tuesday, a man armed with what is believed to be a sawn-off firearm entered the Black Hill Post Office and demanded cash.
A witness told The Courier the man handed staff a bag and ordered them to "fill it up".
Police say the man escaped into a waiting car, driven by another male, with an unspecified amount of cash and some cigarettes.
No-one was injured in the armed hold-up.
Police have reviewed CCTV of the incident.
Anyone with information on the armed robbery can call Ballarat Criminal Investigation Unit on 5336 6080 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.