Essex Police are appealing for information about a burglary in West Horndon where a van was driven into a business.

Officers were called at around 10.40pm yesterday, Saturday, February 16, with reports that a vehicle was driven into Pampers Health Club, in Station Road.

The suspects caused a significant amount of damage and they drove into the building a number of times.

Police believe a man got out of the vehicle armed with a baseball bat before running ran off towards the A127. 

He has been described as being 6ft 2ins tall, of an average build, white and aged in his mid-20s.

The second man, who was described as being white, remained in the van and drove off in the direction of the A128.

The vehicle has been described as a grey or silver Ford Transit.

It is unknown if anything was taken from the business.

Anyone with information is asked to call Brentwood police station on 101 quoting incident 1357 of 17/02 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.