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He was approached by three people in Church Hill on Saturday afternoon and they demanded his watch.
The suspects drove off in a blue Ford Fiesta.
Police are treating it as isolated.
Detective Sergeant Nick Rawlins of Loughton CID, said: “This was a distressing incident and as you would expect, we are working hard on the investigation.
“At the time of the robbery, which was 5.20pm, the victim was walking from Loughton, towards Debden, in a residential area.
“If someone saw or heard something which they think could be related to the robbery, do not delay in contacting us.
“We are particularly keen to speak to anyone who saw the blue Ford Fiesta.”
Please call Loughton CID on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, if you have information which could help our enquiries.Tags: Loughton
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