Detectives are appealing for information after knife-point robbery at a shop in Laindon.
A man walked into Martins, in the Laindon Centre, at about 5.55pm on Friday, November 22, and threatened staff with a knife.
He stole a three figure sum of cash and some cigarettes.
The suspect is described as white, aged 15 to 25, and was wearing a grey or light blue hoody with a scarf covering his face.
Anyone with information is urged to contact Basildon CID on 101. Alternatively, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.