Appeal after woman’s drink is spiked in Brentwood

Police have issued a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after a woman’s drink was spiked in Brentwood High Street.

The victim, a woman in her 20s, became unwell at the Slug and Lettuce sometime after 11.15pm on Saturday August 7.

She may have been approached by a man who put his arms around her and kissed her cheek.

A number of women may have felt unwell at the same premises that night and they are being asked to report it if they haven’t done so already.

If you were at the pub and saw something suspicious, please contact police quoting the crime reference number 42/163187/21. You can submit information online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the ‘Live Chat’ button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

You can also call 101.

If you would prefer to remain anonymous you can call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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Mick Ferris

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