CCTV appeal after substance poured on road

Officers investigating an incident where a substance was poured over the surface of a road have released images of two men they would like to speak to in connection with their investigation.

A substance was left covering an area of Lower Burnham Road, Cold Norton, near Chelmsford at around 9.30pm on Sunday September 17.

The same thing was reported to have happened previously on Tuesday September 12, in the same location, causing the surface to become slippery and a risk to road users.

If you can help us identify these men or have any information or footage in relation to this incident, you can submit a report on the police website 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 on Twitter at @CrimestoppersUK, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.

Please quote crime report 42/167807/23.