A MAN is wanted by police in connection with an attempted burglary in an Essex town.

A crook tried to force their way into an address in Southern Drive, in South Woodham Ferrers, at about 8.10pm on Wednesday, November 8.

Police have released images of a man who was captured on 'Ring' doorbell footage.

Maldon and Burnham Standard: Footage: man wanted by policeFootage: man wanted by police (Image: Essex Police)

The man is described as white, between 5ft 10 and 6ft tall, with long hair coming out from underneath a hood and wearing a light-shaded jumper, tracksuit trousers, white trainers and dark socks over the top of his trousers.

He also had on black gloves and a black backpack.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: “If you have any information, additional CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

“Please quote the crime reference number 42/200190/23.

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

“Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more about our website reporting services.

“Alternatively you can call us on 101. In an emergency always call 999.

“If you would like to make an anonymous report you can contact independent charity @Crimestoppers, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.”