A WOMAN has recently come forward to say she was the victim of a sex attack a year ago.

Police have constructed an efit in the hope residents will know who the suspect is.

Officers were contacted on June 6 with a report that a woman in her fifties from the Clacton area was sexually assaulted while inside an address in the Hartington Road area of Southend on Monday, July 22, 2013.

The man is described as white, around 5ft 7ins tall, aged in his early thirties, with dark brown receding hair.

Anyone who recognises this man, or has any other information, can call DC Mark Goodchild at the Rayleigh Sexual Offences Investigation Team on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.