Police appeal after burglary attempt in South Woodham Ferrers

A crook tried to force his way into an address in Southern Drive at about 8.10pm on November 8.

The man is described as white, between 5ft 10 and 6ft tall, with long hair coming out from underneath a hood.

He was wearing a light-coloured jumper, tracksuit trousers, white trainers and dark socks over the top of his trousers.

He also had black gloves and a black backpack.

An Essex Police spokesman said: “If you have any information, CCTV, dash cam or other footage in relation to this incident, then please get in contact with us.

“Please quote the crime reference number 42/200190/23.

“You can let us know by submitting a report on our website or by using our online Live Chat.”

Witnesses can also call the police on 101 or make an anonymous report through independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.