Police appeal after Brentwood van robbery
Police are appealing for information about two robbers stole a van at knifepoint in Brentwood.
The men approached a van driver in Ashford Avenue on October 9, at about 2.45pm while he was making deliveries.
One of the men made threats to the driver, showed him a knife and then drove off in the white Ford Transit Van.
The van contained the driver’s mobile phone, a Sat Nav and the parcels he was delivering.
The van driver, from Chelmsford, was shaken, but not injured. The van was found the following day in Milton Road, Warley.
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The robbers are described as aged in their 20 to 30s, white, one was wearing a brown woolly hat, a brown t-shirt and jeans and the other was described as having untidy ginger hair and wearing jeans and a grey t-shirt.
DC Matt Wigg, who is investigating, said: “I would like to hear from anyone who was in Ashford Avenue around the relevant time and remembers seeing these men, hanging around, or witnessed the robbery.”
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Anyone with information is asked to contact the area investigation team at Ongar on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.