POLICE are appealing for witnesses of a crash involving three cars to come forward.

Officers received reports about a crash in Dovercourt involving a blue Vauxhall Corsa, a silver BMW and a white Audi at about 2am on June 29.

Two of these vehicles were parked with no one inside.

Police arrested a man in Oakland Road at about 2.15am.

Harry Windred, 19, of Regimental Way, Dovercourt, is due to appear at Colchester Magistrates' Court on Thursday, July 25 charged with drink driving.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "If you have any information please contact the Harwich Local Policing Team on 101 quoting crime reference number 42/MZ/17068/19.

"Information can also be given completely anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers by calling 0800 555 111 or visiting crimestoppers-uk.org."