Police are investigating a robbery in West Horndon where a woman and her dog were assaulted.
It was reported a man got into an address in Dunmow Gardens at around 3.10pm on February 11 and assaulted a woman in her 30s and her German Shephard.
He carried out a messy search inside before making off with a number of items including a three-figure sum of cash.
The man has been described to us as tall, slim, and white with tanned skin and wearing dark clothing.
He was also possibly carrying a backpack.
If you saw anything, have any CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information please call 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/23338/20 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.