ESSEX Police are investigating following reports a man was forced into a car on The Circle in Tilbury.
Just before 9.25pm on Wednesday, April 17, a man dressed in a grey jacket and grey tracksuit was believed to be forced into a Land Rover Discovery by a group of men.
The vehicle has since been recovered and will be forensically examined.
A number of lines of enquiry are currently being investigated, including the possibility of the victim no longer being held by the men. If you have any information, particularly if you are the man forced into the vehicle, we would urge you to contact us.
Whether you saw this incident take place, or know someone who may have been involved, please call 101 quoting incident 1218 of 17/04 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
This is being treated as a targeted and isolated incident.