Robbery at car showroom in Leigh

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Police are investigating a robbery at a car showroom in Leigh-on-Sea.

It was reported two men went into Eastwood and Shoeburyness Car Centre in Rayleigh Road at around 4.15pm on Saturday May 20.

One of the men had a large knife.

The pair forced staff to open a safe and they made off with a three-figure sum of cash.

The first man is described as tall and slim and wearing a navy baseball cap, a white coat with a tick on the side, black skinny tracksuit trousers, and white trainers.

The other man is described as being of average build and wearing all black with a black baseball cap and white trainers with a gold tick while also carrying a shopping bag.

If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, you can submit a report at or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively you can call 101.

If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote incident 959 of May 20.


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