Colchester: Image of man wanted over assault released by officers

Efit released of man wanted over assault

Efit released of man wanted over assault - Credit: Archant

DETECTIVES have released an image of a man wanted in connection with an assault in Colchester.

The incident happened in a block of flats off Magdalen Street, between 3pm and 3.30pm on Sunday, February 17.

Two men forced their way into the property and assaulted the occupant, a man aged in his mid-20s. The victim was badly shaken but did not require hospital treatment.

The image is of a suspect who was described as being 6ft 3in and aged in his late 30s or early 40s. He was said to have a bald shiny head, was clean shaven and had a muscular physique with a bit of a belly. He had an Essex accent and a raspy smoker’s voice. He was wearing a black jacket.

The second man was also white, aged between 19-24, about 5ft 8in, medium build, broad shoulders and with a stubbly beard. He was wearing a plain hooded top and jeans.

Anyone with information about the two men should contact DC Kevin Ford on 101 Ex.434386 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.