FOUR teenage girls fled a taxi without paying their fare.

Police are appealing for information after the teenagers, who were travelling to Wesley Road on June 21, left without paying their fare of £14 at around 1am.

Officers have released CCTV of four girls they want to talk to in connection with this incident in the hope someone can identify them.

Anyone who recognises the girls in the photo or who has any other information can call PC Gillian Parks at Southend police station on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.