A MAN was threatened with an airsoft gun during a burglary.

The victim, who was inside his home on Southchurch Road, Southend, was threatened with the gun before a man tried to take his phone.

Police now want to speak with a man in connection with the burglary.



A spokesman from Essex Police, said:" We want to speak to this man in connection with a burglary at an address in Southchurch Road, Southend.

"It was reported a man forced is way into the victim’s room, threatened him with an airsoft gun and tried to take his phone but left empty handed.

"If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

"Please quote the crime reference number 42/52622/21 You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."