Armed man assaults milkman in Essex

Police are searching for a man armed with a gun, who assaulted a milkman in Leigh, Essex. The milkman was approached while at his van around 3:30am in Willow Close. The suspect demanded money and when the victim refused to hand it over, the offender hit him on the head and ran off.

He is described as being around 5ft 8ins tall wearing a white jumper and a crash helmet with graffiti style writing on it. The victim was not injured but was left shaken.