POLICE have issued an E-fit after a robber threatened to stab a teenage boy in the street.

The attack happened as the 14-year-old victim was walking along Benfleet Bridge, in Canvey Road.

He was approached by an older boy who threatened him, forcing him to hand over the bike he had been walking with.

It happened at 1pm on Sunday, June 24.

The robber is described as white, in his mid tolate teens, with curly ginger hair and was wearing a grey tracksuit, a red top and grey baseball cap.

The bicycle has skull stickers on its handlebars and purple dice on the side.

Anyone with information in connection with this robbery is urged to contact detectives at Southend police station on 101, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or email 2838@essex.pnn.police.uk.