POLICE have released new CCTV images following a knifepoint robbery in Basildon. 

Essex Police is appealing for information to help identify a man with a distinctive leg tattoo who might be able to help with the investigation. 

Officers received reports that staff were threatened with a knife during a robbery at the Cashino Amusements in South Walk on July 16 last year at 11.25pm.

A spokesman for the force said: “He left the scene and headed towards the Eastgate Centre.

"The suspect may have carried out a similar robbery at the same Cashino on May 9, 2023. 


“Now, we have released a CCTV image of a man we want to speak to.

"He has a tattoo on his right calf, and was wearing an orange Puma hoodie, black jean shorts and Adidas trainers.” 

Anyone with information or footage regarding the incident is asked to contact Essex Police via Live Chat or phone call, quoting incident 15522 of July 15, 2023. 

Anonymous reports can be made via the independent charity Crimestoppers via its website or by calling 0800 555 111.