Canvey Co-Op Robbed By Man Holding Knife

(BBC) – A CO-OP STORE on Canvey has been robbed by a man carrying a knife.

The robbery took place at the shop, in Linden Way, at about 0820 GMT on Friday when a man approached a sales assistant and demanded money.

The man, who held a knife at his side, was given money and left the store, turning left towards Long Road.

He is described as white, in his late teens or early 20s, about 6ft (1.83m) tall and of large build. He was wearing blue jeans and white trainers.

He was also wearing a navy blue hoodie with the word Lambretta in white lettering on the front.

Anyone with information is asked to call Essex Police on 0300 333 4444; or Crime stoppers on 0800 555 111.

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