A shop worker`s been threatened with a knife during a robbery in Benfleet.
It happened at the Co-op on High Road.
Police say a man and a woman went to leave the store without paying for goods and then threatened the member of staff before running off.
The first suspect has been described as aged in his 50s, with a bruise face and was wearing jeans and a red top.
The second suspect has been described as being aged in her 50s, wearing a green vest top and grey jogging bottoms.
Anyone with information or CCTV and dashcam footage should contact Southend CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111