Search underway for man in rape and kidnapping case in Essex

Essex Police are looking for a man in connection with allegations of rape, kidnapping and false imprisonment.

The man has been named as 33-year-old Steven Anderson, who also goes by the name of Ash Anderson.

He is described as black, 5ft 9ins tall, of average build with short, shaved hair and a slight beard.

Officers want to speak to him in relation to offences reported on Friday 3 January, which took place in Jaywick.

Steven is also known to have links to the Hackney area of London.

If you have any information about his whereabouts, please contact Essex Police on 101 or Crimestopppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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