Woman Robbed By Gunman In Colchester

19 February 2017, 08:42 | Updated: 19 February 2017, 08:44

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A woman in her 20's has been threatened and robbed by a gunman in Colchester.

The victim was walking along the Salary Brook Trail following an event at the University of Essex at around 4.15am on Saturday February 18th when she was approached by a man wearing a balaclava.

The man presented a firearm and demanded money.

He took a two-figure sum of cash and made off on foot towards the university.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact Dc Danielle Markoutsis at Colchester Police Station on 101 quoting incident 197 of 18/02 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.