Police investigating a robbery in Langdon Hills, Basildon on Sunday evening, are appealing for witnesses.
Officers were called around 8pm with reports that a man in his 20s had been stabbed while walking from Valance Way to Fern Hill.
It was reported that two men, aged in their early 20s, got out of a black BMW and stabbed the man before stealing his watch.
The man was treated in hospital for injuries which were not life-threatening or life-changing.
Essex Police would like to speak with anyone who witnessed the incident, was in the area around the time and has dash cam footage or anyone who lives on the street or neighbouring roads and has footage from a ring doorbell.
Anyone with information are asked to contact Basildon local policing on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers completely anonymously, quoting 42/140348/19.
There will also be extra patrols taking place in the area, so if you have any information or concerns, please speak to one of the officers.