Thousands stolen in gunpoint robbery

A SECURITY guard was today forced at gunpoint to hand over a five-figure sum in cash in Essex.The 47-year-old Securicor guard from Chelmsford suffered a minor cut to his leg.

A SECURITY guard was today forced at gunpoint to hand over a five-figure sum in cash in Essex.

The 47-year-old Securicor guard from Chelmsford suffered a minor cut to his leg.

The armed robber and his accomplice sped off in a getaway car after targeting the guard outside a newsagent in Basildon shortly before 1.30pm.