POLICE, hunting a man who tried to drag a teenager into his car, have released an e-fit of the man they are looking for.

The 16-year-old girl was at a bus stop in Felmores, Basildon, when she was approached by the man.

He tried to strike up a conversation before attempting to drag the girl into his car.

The man failed to get the girl into the car and drove off.

The incident happened on Friday October 19.

The man is black, aged in his late 30s and wore dark clothing at the time.

Anyone with information can contact officers at Basildon police station on 101.