Police hunt armed robber

POLICE have launched an investigation following an armed robbery today.

POLICE have launched an investigation following an armed robbery today.

The raid took place at Upchurch and Son jewellers in Colchester at around 9.50am.

A man wearing a grey crash helmet and brandishing a handgun forced staff to handover cash before fleeing on a green moped.

Anyone with information on the raid is asked to call Essex Police on 01245 491491.