A WOMAN was left with a broken nose following a brutal street robbery.

The victim, who is in her 40s, had just withdrawn cash from the machine at the BP garage in Long Road.

She began walking along Third Avenue at about 12.30am on Wednesday February 13 when she was attacked.

Her nose was fractured and money was removed from her purse.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Caroline Gould at Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111