POLICE are hunting two men following a late night armed robbery.

Officers were called to a service station in Cambridge Road in Stansted shortly after 10.30pm on Wednesday, September 27, following reports of an armed robbery.

Two men entered the garage and threatened the staff with a firearm and a knife before stealing cigarettes and alcohol.

Essex Police said enquiries remain ongoing and investigating officers are now in aposition to release these images of two men who they want to speak with.

A spokesman said: "We are appealing for the public’s help to identify these men, in connection with an ongoing investigation into an armed robbery in Stansted.

"If you recognise them, or have any further information, please contact us, quoting reference number 1505 of September 27."

Reports can be made online or by using the force's live chat service, which can be accessed from a desktop computer, laptop, tablet or mobile phone.

Alternatively, you can call the police on 101.

To find out more about the different reporting services, visit Essex Police's 'Help Us Help You' webpage.