DETECTIVES are today hunting for a man who committed a robbery in Benfleet.
The attack happened in Benfleet when the man entered the Mini Mart store on Hart Road shortly before 9pm on Thursday, 16 August and threatened a 63-year-old staff member with a knife, forcing him to hand over a three-figure sum of cash.
The knifeman then ran off down Hart Road.
The assailant was dressed all in black.
The male victim, who lives in the Rayleigh area, was uninjured.
Anyone with information in connection with this robbery is urged to contact detectives at Southend police station on 101.