POLICE are appealing for information after a young woman was robbed in Southend.

The woman, in her 20s, from Southend was walking in Kenway when she was approached by a man and woman at around 9pm on October 22.

She was assaulted and the pair made off with her black and white clutch handbag which contained an Apple iPhone4.

An efit has been released of the male suspect who is described as white, with black hair and wore a black body warmer and carried with him a blue carrier bag.

The female suspect is also white, with blonde hair, and wore a white and black top, dark trousers and a hooded top.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police at Southend on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.