Essex Police Investigate Attack On Gurka

9 July 2011, 06:00

Officers are investigating an attack on a Gurka soldier near Southminster train station.

The 49-year-old from North Yorkshire was assaulted before having his wallet stolen around 10pm on May 10 Tuesday.

Police want to speak to Simon James Smith in connection with the incident.

The 27-year-old from Southminster is described as slim build with short, dark hair.

Anyone with any information about Simon Smith's whereabouts is asked to contact Dc Steven Bennett at Chelmsford CID on 0300 333 4444 or Crimestoppers on 0800 55 111.