Robber demands �200 from shop worker

POLICE are appealing for information after a knife-wielding robber entered a Clacton store and demanded money.

A spokesperson for Essex Police said that at around 7.20pm on Saturday, a man in his mid 20s entered the shop in Holland Road, Clacton. Whilst inside he produced a silver bladed hunting knife and continued in his demands.

The 28-year-old shop worker opened the till and handed the man the cash from the till and made off with around �200.

The suspect is described as white, 6ft to 6ft 2ins tall and of proportionate build and spoke with a London accent.

He was wearing a dark blue hooded top with the hood up and had the brand ‘Lonsdale’ written across the chest in white letters.

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Anyone with information is asked to contact officers at the burglary and robbery investigation team at Clacton CID on 0300 333 4444.

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