STAFF have been threatened with a knife by two men in balaclava’s during a robbery at a Shoebury store.

Two men went into the Nisa store in Ness Road at around 7:45pm yesterday and demanded cash and alcohol.

The pair threatened a member of staff before making off with ten bottles of wine.

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Thankfully, no one was injured during the robbery.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “We are appealing for information following a robbery at a Nisa store in Shoeburyness.

“It was reported two men, both wearing face coverings, went into the shop in Ness Road at around 7.45pm yesterday (Sunday 30 April) armed with a knife.

“They threatened the member of staff inside and demanded cash and alcohol.

“The pair ended up making off with 10 bottles of wine, but no money was taken and, thankfully, no-one was injured.

“They have been described as being white, in their mid-to-late teens with one wearing a black hooded top, black trousers, and a mask or snood, while the other had on a red hooded top and a balaclava.

“Detectives are investigating, and our enquiries are ongoing.

“If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

“Please quote the crime reference number 42/78182/23”