POLICE want to identify a man who attempted a street robbery in Chelmsford.

The attack happened when the man approached a 23-year-old man on Parkway, near to the Army and Navy roundabout, shortly before 10.30am on Thursday, July 17. He demanded he hand over his property.

When the victim refused, he was grabbed by the neck. The victim managed to break away and left the area.

The suspect is described as a white man, in his early 20s, with blonde hair and approximately 6ft tall. He had a local accent and was seen wearing a grey top with light blue jeans.

Anyone who recognises the man, as in the e-fit above, is asked to contact Pc Ryan Morrison at Chelmsford CID on 101.