ESSEX Police is appealing for information to trace a suspect covered in blood who attempted to rob a taxi driver in Grays.
Just before 12.25am this morning, Tuesday, August 2, a taxi stopped at Morrisons supermarket in London Road to allow his passenger to use the cashpoint when a man covered in blood attempted to steal the taxi. He was unsuccessful and ran off.
The man has been seen sitting on benches outside the supermarket prior to the incident.
Anyone with information about the offence or the man covered in blood is asked to contact Grays CID on 101.