Police are appealing for witnesses after a 42-year-old man was robbed in Canberra Square, Tilbury.
At 10pm on Sunday, February 6, a suspect assaulted the victim, causing cuts to his arm, hand and forehead before stealing £100 cash and an Ipod, worth an estimated £50.
Police have not released any descriptions. There were two or three suspects, and it happened in an alley between Perth House and Calcutta Road.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Pc Paul Gutteridge at the Thurrock CID target team on 0300 333 4444 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.