A knife-wielding robber has stolen cash and cigarettes from a shop.

A man went into TN News in Baddow Road, Chelmsford, at around 9.45pm on Tuesday, April 3 armed with a knife.

He demanded money and cigarettes before leaving with cigarettes and a three-figure sum of cash.

He has been described as dressed all in black and around 5ft 9ins tall.

No-one was injured.

If you witnessed the incident or have any information about it please contact Chelmsford CID on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/45277/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.