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Rochford: Armed Robbery CCTV Released
Two months on from an armed robbery in Rochford, Essex police have released CCTV images of two men they are trying to trace.
The offenders entered Mace Stores on Ashingdon Road on Tuesday, June 12th and threatened staff with a gun before stealing a three-figure sum of cash, two bottles of alcohol and several cigarette packets.
Investigating Officer, Dc Ian Ling, said: "We are releasing images of the two attackers. One of the attackers wore a reflective jacket which may have drawn some attention from members of the public. He was also the man who brandished the firearm. We would ask people to look closely at the faces of the two men and contact us with their names."
The gunman is described is white, in his mid-20s, is of slim build and has short, dark brown hair.
The other man pictured is in his early-mid-20s and has long, facial features.
A 37-year-old male staff member from East Ham in east London sustained a minor head injury during the robbery, but did not require any medical treatment.
Anyone with information in connection with this armed robbery is urged to contact detectives at Southend police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.
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