A manhunt has been launched after a woman was sexually assaulted.

Essex Police have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident, which happened in Grove Road, Tiptree, at around 9am yesterday.

A woman was approached from behind and touched inappropriately.

Anyone with information is asked to call Colchester police station on 101 quoting crime reference 42/148081/18 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.