CCTV appeal after attempted rape in Southend

Officers investigating an attempted rape in Southend last month have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to.

A woman in her 30s reported being attacked in Warrior Square, near to the skate park, at around 4.20am on Saturday April 30.

The Adult Sexual Assault Investigation Team (ASAIT) at Essex Police need anyone who recognises him or has any other information to contact them.

Please quote the crime reference number 42/77770/23.

You can submit a report at or use the online Live Chat service available Monday to Friday (excluding public holidays) between 10am-9pm.

Alternatively you can call 101.

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.