DETECTIVES are asking for the public’s help to trace a man wanted in connection with a disturbance outside the Sugar Hut club.

Martin Stokes, 23, of no fixed address, is believed to hold key information about the incident, which resulted in three people being hit by a blue Audi following a fight at 3.10am in Brentwood High Street.

One of the victims remains in a critical condition in hospital.

Stokes is described as 6ft, of a stocky build with light brown mousy hair. He has links to Northern Ireland, Hertfordshire, Essex and London.

DI Stuart Truss, senior investigating officer from the Kent and Essex Serious Crime Directorate, said: "We need to speak to Stokes in connection with this incident and we urge him to come forward.

"We also urge anyone who has information or knows of his whereabouts to get in contact with our investigation team.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Brentwood Major Investigations Team on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymous on 0800 555 111. Alternatively you can email