Police are appealing for witnesses following an armed robbery in Parkeston Road, Harwich.
A man was stopped by two men who were holding a knife, shortly after 1.30am on Saturday, July 8.
They stole cash and a mobile phone and fled the scene on foot.
The man was not injured.
Anyone with information is asked to contact Dc Michael Evans at Clacton CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.