A MAN is wanted by police on suspicion of aggravated burglary.

Alex Stephens, 31, has been linked toaddresses in Finchley Road and Palmerston Road in Westcliff, as well as Jones Close and Chiltern Flats in Southend, but has also has links to Gloucester.

He is suspected of aggravated burglary at Grampian flats on Balmoral Road, Southend, on December 5.

Michael Walsh, 29, of Newington Avenue, Southend, was charged on January 6 with aggravated burglary and assault while Lee Whyte, 31, of Mellow Purgess Close, Basildon, was charged on December 9, 2013, with aggravated burglary, assault and threats to kill.

Both will appear before Basildon Crown Court on March 10 for a plea and case management hearing.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of Stephens should call Det Con Layla Barker at Southend CID on 101.