Police are appealing for information following an incident in Southend.
It happened at around 6.15pm on Wednesday, February 8 in Southchurch Road near the junction with Chase Road.
A man got out of a blue car, crossed the road and threatened a woman with what is believed to have been a knife.
No-one was injured and nothing was taken.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact Pc David Gardiner at Southend Police Station on 101 quoting incident 783 of 08/02 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.