POLICE want to speak to this man about the theft of a bike from Pitsea train station.

The black and silver Scott mountain bike, worth about £300 was stolen shortly after 11pm on August 2.

PC Kevin Cornell said: “A man left the station through a side gate and went to the cycle racks.

“He broke the lock on a black and silver Scott mountain bike worth around £300 and then cycled off on it.

“I am confident the man in the image we are issuing today has vital information about this theft.

“If anyone recognises him, please contact us.”

Anyone with information can call British Transport Police on 0800 40 50 40, or text 61016, quoting reference ESUB/B13 of 27/08/2014.

Information can also be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.