A teenage girl was the victim of an attempted robbery after leaving Lakeside shopping centre.

Police have released this e-fit following the attempted robbery in West Thurrock on Monday, June 10.

A 17-year-old girl was leaving intu Lakeside shopping centre when she was approached close to McDonalds and the Upside Down House attraction at around 10.10pm.

The suspect attempted to take her phone and the victim bravely fought back before he ran off.

He is described as being aged in his late teens, around 6ft, of a skinny build.

The victim reported that he had dark brown hair, pointy shaped eyes and wore a grey tracksuit top and bottoms.

Anyone with information is asked to call Grays police station on 101 quoting crime reference 42/91168/19 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.