Police have released CCTV images of a gang they would like trace after a takeaway worker was subjected to racial and religious abuse.

The suspects were reported to have entered the shop in Arlingham Mews, Waltham Abbey at around 10.15pm on Thursday, August 24.

Officers say the gang subjected a member of staff to racially and religiously aggravated abuse, while one also knocked a number of pizza boxes over.

Anyone with information on the identity of the individuals is asked to call PC Sophie Abbott at Loughton Police Station on 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on: 0800 555111.