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He was getting out his car in Garrison Parade at around 8.50pm last night when he was approached by two men.
They threatened the victim with a knife but he refused to give them anything and managed to get away.
One of the men has been described as being in his late teens or early 20s, with dark black hair and a dark black beard and wearing all black with the hood of his top up.
The second man is described as around 5ft 6ins tall, very pale and wearing dark clothes.
Anyone who saw or heard anything, has CCTV or dash cam footage, or has any other information is asked to call Essex Police on 101, quoting incident 1161 of Tuesday, 18 December, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.Tags: Purfleet, Thurrock
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