DETECTIVES are looking to identify a man in connection with a number of a motoring offences and an assault.

Essex Police have released CCTV images of a man they are looking to trace in connection with the theft of a motor vehicle, failure to stop, possession of drugs, theft and assault following an incident in Pownall Crescent, Colchester, at 1.40pm on Friday, August 16.

A 16-year-old boy was arrested on suspicion of the offences, however he has since been released under investigation.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "We would like to urge anyone with information about the identity of this man to call Colchester police station on 101 and quote the crime reference number 42/130714/19.

"Alternatively, you can call Crimestoppers 100% anonymously on 0800 555 111 or submit a report through their website."