AN e-fit has been released of a man police are trying to trace following an attempted burglary.

The suspect attempted to enter a flat in Seaforth Road, Westcliff, at about 1.20am on May 23, via the French doors.

His actions disturbed the occupant who spotted the suspect and he ran off.

He is described as white, average height, with light brown hair and wearing a light blue t-shirt and blue jeans.

Anyone with information should call Dc Jon Holden at Southend CID on 101 or via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.