Essex Police appeal for witnesses following a robbery in Clacton

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Clacton. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT

Police are appealing for witnesses after a robbery in Clacton. Stock image. Picture: ARCHANT

The incident happened on early on Sunday morning.

Police in Essex are appealing for help following a robbery in Clacton.

The incident happened at 2am on February 4 when the victim, who is in his 20s, was approached by a man whilst walking along St Andrews Road towards Wellesley Road.

The man, who was wearing a mask and gloves, demanded the victims’ belongings. before stealing a wallet and keys.

An Essex police spokesperson said: “The victim was also assaulted and knocked to the ground.”

Anyone who has any information about the incident should call Clacton CID on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/16467/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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