Efit Issued After Harlow Face Slashing

21 October 2014, 06:00

Police investigating a robbery that happened in Harlow have released an EFIT of one of the attackers.

It happened between 6pm and 7pm on Thursday, October 2.

A 44 year-old man from Harlow was in the garage area near to the tower block in The Hides. He was approached by two men. One of the men produced a knife and as the victim put his arms up to protect himself; he was cut across the face. His bag containing his mobile phone, credit card and wallet was taken from him.

The victim went to hospital to receive medical treatment for his cuts.

The two attackers are described as black men in their late teens to mid-twenties. One is around 5ft 11ins tall of stocky build and was wearing a charcoal coloured track suit with the hood up (pictured is an e-fit of one of the men).

The second was around 6ft tall, had a high set forehead, had black, short shaved hair, and was of a large stocky build and had scar around his right eye. He was also wearing a charcoal coloured tracksuit. The EFIT relates to the second man.

Anybody who recognises the man or who knows anything about the robbery is asked to contact Dc Laura Cuthbert at Harlow via Essex Police 101.