An appeal has been launched to find a wanted man in connection with a serious assault.

James Cullen, 31, is wanted by Essex Police in connection of the incident which took place in North Weald on Saturday, January 11.

He is 5ft 8ins tall and of medium build, with cropped brown hair and has several tattoos on his right arm, including an angel, a skull and a rose.

Cullen, who also uses the first name Jamie, has links to Epping, Harlow, and Waltham Abbey, as well as Great Yarmouth in Norfolk.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to call 101 and quote the crime reference number 42/6052/20.

If you wish to remain anonymous you can speak to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.