ESSEX Police are appealing for witnesses following a robbery in Hogg Lane, Grays that happened between 7.30pm and 7.40pm on Friday, September 8.
An 18-year-old man has had money stolen from him while walking down an alleyway.
Four men approached the man and demanded money.
They have emptied his pockets before he was pushed to the ground and assaulted.
The man went to Basildon hospital with minor injuries.
The first suspect is described as black and wearing a black Nike tracksuit with hooded top. Another two suspects were black and wearing dark coloured hooded tops, the fourth suspect was white and wearing a dark coloured hooded top.
Witnesses or anyone with information are asked to contact Sgt Chris Bramhill at Grays police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.