Police release CCTV image of man they want to speak to after Basildon B&Q staff 'threatened by knifeman'

Essex Police want to speak to this man in connection with their investigation into a robbery
-Credit: (Image: Essex Police)

Detectives investigating the robbery of a B&Q store in Basildon want to speak to a specific person. Essex Police has issued a CCTV image of a person they want to speak to as part of their probe.

It was reported that a member of staff was allegedly threatened by a man holding a knife. It allegedly happened at the Pipps Hill branch of B&Q on April 26 at around 3pm.

Essex Police would like to hear from anyone who might be able to identify the man in the picture. A spokesperson said: "If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

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"You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm. Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.

"If you would like to make an anonymous report, you can contact independent charity on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111. Please quote 42/65664/24 when providing any information to make sure it gets to the right person as quickly as possible."

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