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Woman robbed at knife-point outside church
11:17am Tuesday 4th September 2012 in News
A WOMAN was robbed at knife-point outside a church.
The incident happened outside the Ferndale Baptist Church, in North Avenue, Southend, at about 9am on Sunday.
She was approached by a man asking if she had a light, when she said no, he produced a knife and demanded she hand him her silver mountain bike.
The man is described as white, aged late 20s to early 30s, skinny , with bushy eyebrows and a lazy right eye.
He was wearing baggy clothing; a light grey dirty hoodie top, dark Adidas trousers with three white lines down either leg, which were tucked into black builders boots which had plaster on the left toe cap.
The man had distinctive lumps on his face, including a lump over his right eye, lump on his right cheek and a lump on his left jaw line.
The bike is described as a silver Townsend, Team pro mountain bike.
Anyone with any information is asked to contact PC Andy Copley at Southend police station on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.