December 7 2013 Latest news:
Safira Ali, Senior reporter
Thursday, September 26, 2013
Detectives are looking for this man who has been seen in the Romford area following an armed robbery.
Jake Baker, 20, who previously lived in the South Woodham area, is described as white, approximately 5ft 10ins tall and was wearing a black hooded top and grey tracksuit bottoms.
Police said the robbery happened at the Ladbrooke’s Betting Shop in Hullbridge Road, South Woodham Ferrers at around 3.30pm on Sunday, September 22.
A man entered the store, brandished what appeared to be a black handgun, threatened staff and then left with more than £3,000 in cash.
He then made off. Staff and customers were left shaken but no one was hurt.
Essex Police said that Jake Baker should not be approached by members of the public. He has been seen in the Romford area and does have family and friends in the South Woodham area. Detectives are urging Jake to hand himself into the nearest police station.
If anyone has any information as to where Jake Baker may be or if they have seen him call 999 or Essex Police on 101.
A 41-year-old man has been stabbed at an address in Harold Hill.