Robbery at Essex hotel

Essex Police are appealing for information after a night porter was attacked and robbed at a Chelmsford hotel on Boxing Day.

Three men forced their way in to the Premier Inn at the Boreham Interchange via a rear door in the early hours of the morning. The night porter was assaulted and a four-figure sum of cash was removed from the safe.

Police are appealing for anyone with information to contact DC Martin Amundsen at Chelmsford CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.