Essex Police turns to BBC Crimewatch over incident outside Brentwood TOWIE nightspot

AN ESSEX man wanted for questioning over the alleged attempted murder of three people has appeared on BBC’s Crimewatch.

Essex Police sought the TV show’s help to track down 25-year-old Martin Stokes, who is wanted for questioning after three people were struck by a car outside the Sugar Hut in Brentwood High Street just after 3am on Sunday, April 2, 2017.

All three pedestrians were hospitalised with ‘serious injuries’. One had suffered ‘serious internal injuries’ including broken ribs, a collapsed lung, a fractured spine and lacerations to his liver.

Police said they believed Mr Stokes had links to London, Hertfordshire, Manchester and Ireland.

Anyone with information on his whereabouts was asked to dial 101, ask for the Essex Major Investigations Team and quote crime reference number 42/50229/17.

Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Charles Thomson

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