POLICE are searching for a man following an assault at a shop.

A CCTV image has been released of a suspect after an attack at the One Stop Shop in North Station Road, Colchester.

The victim was grabbed by the neck by a man in the store.

A spokesman for Essex Police said: "The victim managed to free himself, left the shop and began walking away but was followed by the man who pushed him several times.

"The victim suffered bruises to his arms and pain to his neck."

Anyone who recognises the man pictured or has any information regarding the assault, at 10pm on Friday, February 15, call PC Bethany Beeton on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.