A male has been robbed at knifepoint on a high street by a gang of four people.

Romford Town Police said on X, formerly Twitter, today (January 28) that a male was approached by four other males on Victoria Road, Romford, one of whom with a knife.

The gang of four stole a mobile phone and cash yesterday (January 27) from the male at 7.40pm in the outer London town, police said.

Victoria Road has a wealth of shops and is closely connected to the town centre.

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Police have since appealed for more information, posting to X today at 2.20pm, to find out more about the robbery.

Elsewhere in Romford was quiet, police reported.

"[There were] no burglaries or vehicle crime reported overnight," it was added.

If you have information on the Victoria Road incident you can call 101.

The force provided reference number 7248EA for people who may have seen anything.