Police are appealing for information following an aggravated burglary in Pitsea where a man was sprayed in the face with a noxious substance.
It was reported three men, who were wearing masks and had knives, entered an address in Plumleys shortly after midnight on Tuesday September 24.
A man inside, who is in his 20s, was sprayed in the face with a noxious substance, but was not seriously injured.
Nothing was taken.
If you saw anything, have any CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information about the incident please call 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/152616/19 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.