AN EFIT of a man who is thought to have robbed a woman in Colchester has been released.

A 23-year-old woman was in Highwoods Square when one man barged her to the floor and another stole her handbag.

The incident happened at 12.30am on Sunday, November 18.

Essex Police are hoping the picture will help them catch the culprit.

Investigating Officer, Dc Andrea Ford, said: "Both of these men had been smoking cannabis before the woman walked by. "We would ask people to take a good, close at this efit and contact us with a name.”

Both men, including the one pictured in the efit, were in their late teens and approximately 5ft 7ins tall.

Anyone with information contact detectives at Colchester police station on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.