A YOB, who pulled the emergency cord on a train before trashing a light, is being hunted by police.

The man was on board the Southend Victoria to Liverpool Street Service when he tried to leave at Wickford.

After the doors shut, he tried to force them open before pulling the emergency cord, jumping on a seat and smashing an overhead light.

The incident happened at 4am on Saturday November 24.

Anyone who recognises the man can contact British Transport Police on 0800 405040 quoting B1/LNA of 02/01/2013.