Police are looking for witnesses to a robbery in Shoebury where a teenager was targeted by car jackers.

The 18-year-old victim was sitting in the blue Fiat Punto in Artillery Avenue at around 2.25pm on Monday July 1 when he was approached by two men, one of whom had a knife.

One leant into the car and took money and cigarettes. They then took the car, which was found a short time later in Toucan Close.

The first man was described as black, slim, 5ft 11ins tall, with a shaved head and stubble. He wore a white T-shirt.

The second man, who had the knife, was described as black, slim, 6ft 1ins tall, with black hair in braids. He wore a black T-shirt and shorts.

If you saw anything, have CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information please call us on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/103738/19.

Alternatively, contact the Crimestoppers charity 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or use the anonymous online form at Crimestoppers-uk.org