Police are appealing for witnesses following reports a knife was allegedly produced during a disturbance outside a supermarket.

Officers were called to the car park of Sainsbury’s car park on Old Station Road, Loughton at around 4.30pm on Friday, April 12.

A 19-year-old man reportedly got into an argument with a group of men in a vehicle.

A knife may have been produced during the altercation although this has not been confirmed and no-one was injured as a result of the incident.

Officers are investigating the incident and enquiries are ongoing.

A number of witnesses were present in the car park at the time and officers would like to hear from anyone who saw the incident.

Equally if anyone has mobile phone or Dash Cam footage please contact DC Ben Elliott at Loughton CID on 101 ext 313102.

Alternatively call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.