Police for appealing for anybody come forward with information about a robbery on a 12-year-old boy last Thursday.

The boy was pushed over close to Asda by a male believed to be in his teens who stole the silver bike with black handles bars and the boy's iPhone 6 Plus.

The suspect is described as being in his late teen, he had black swept back hair with a middle parting and a slight moustache.

He was a wearing a white top and blue jeans. 

Anyone with information is asked to call Pc Matthew Harriss at Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.