Essex Police are appealing for information following a robbery at a shop in Loughton.

At around 6.40am on Tuesday, November 5 a man went into Martin’s Newsagents in Pyrles Lane and allegedly threatened a member of staff with a knife, before making off with a three-figure sum of cash and making off.

The suspect is described as white, slim, in his early 20s, around 5ft 8ins tall and wearing a blue coat, a light coloured scarf and carrying a blue bag.

No arrests have been made and enquiries continue.

If you saw anything, have any CCTV or dash cam footage or have any other information please call Essex Police on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/176075/19 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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