A MAN was knocked to the ground and robbed in broad daylight.

The incident took place in Main Road, Hariwch, at 9.30am on Wednesday.

His attacker stole hundreds of pounds before making off towards Fronks Road.

He is described as white, approximately 40-years-old, wearing a dark blue Parka jacket, with the hood up, and black trousers.

Anyone who witnessed the robbery should contact DC Claire Lukey at Clacton Police Station on 101.