Police appeal following armed robbery in Wickford, Essex

Police are appealing for help identifying this man. Credit: Essex Police.

Police have released a CCTV image in an appeal for information, following an armed robbery in Essex.

A man armed with a handgun entered the Chelmsford Star Co-Op in Wickford on March 7 and demanded cash from the shop assistant.

PC Phil McCorkell, from the Basildon serious crime team, said: "The worker was thankfully not injured in this incident, but was threatened and has been left very shaken by the whole ordeal."