Police are investigating after a gang of five men armed with a gun stormed a home and threatened a couple.

Officers were called shortly after 11pm on Thursday, April 11, with reports five men had threatened a woman and man in Wesley Road, Southend.

The man, who was aged in his 30s, suffered a cut to his hand during a struggle with one of the suspects. He was taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Witnesses are asked to call Southend on 101 quoting incident 1298 of April 11.

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org