Essex Police Investigate Serious Robbery

8 January 2011, 06:00

Detectives investigating a serious robbery in Colchester have released the name and picture of a man they'd like to speak to.

He's 20-year-old Ashley Leech, who until recently lived at Wetzlar Court in Colchester.

The investigation follows a robbery in the Mountbatten Drive area on January 5. 2010.

Leech and a second man are believed to be travelling in a maroon Ford Fiesta car with the number plate AV02AMK.

Members of the public are warned not to approach the men or the car but to phone police immediately to report any sightings.

Leech is about 5ft 9in tall and of slim build and has ginger hair. He was wearing a grey sweatshirt and dark coloured jeans.

The second man was also in his 20s, about 5ft 10ins tall. He was wearing blue tracksuit bottoms with a light coloured stripe on both sides of the legs. His first name might be Jack.

Anyone with information should contact detectives at Colchester CID on 0300 333 4444 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.