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Canvey Island: CCTV Armed Robbery
Essex Police are investigating an armed robbery at Canvey Amusements in Furtherwick Road.
It happened just before 6pm on Sunday evening, November 18th.
Police hope that someone may recognise the clothing or face of one of the men in the CCTV footage.
The two men, one in his 20s and the other older, who was holding a handgun, demanded that the safe was opened and escaped with a four-figure sum of cash.
The description of older man is white, 5ft 8ins tall, medium build, wearing a black jacket and woolly hat, jeans and had a local accent.
The other man had his face covered with a scarf and a hat.
Police searched the area and are checking out other CCTV in the local area.
Anyone with any information to help detectives identify these men is asked to contact the Serious Crime team at Southend on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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