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Can You ID This Man?
Police are trying to find a man wanted in connection with an alleged sexual assault in Westcliff last summer.
It's believed the man got off the train at Westcliff station and followed the victim before assaulting them at a nearby building on July 17, 2010.
Officers have released an E-Fit of a man they want to speak to.
He is a white man, aged between 45-50 years old, overweight, 18-19 stone, 5'8-5'10 in height with brown hair.
Anyone who thinks they may recognise him is asked to contact Dc Kirsty Morse at the serious crime team at Rayleigh on 0300 333 4444 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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