THE attacker of a 14-year-old boy is being sought by police.

The boy, from Westcliff, was grabbed on the neck and shouted at by an elderly man on the number seven bus near to the Anne Boleyn Pub, Southend Road, Rochford, at 3.20pm on April 11.

Police enquiries so far have failed to find the man pictured, who is described as being aged over 60, balding, wearing a blue shirt, dark blue gilet, brown leather shoes and cream jeans.

Anyone with information should contact Pc Rebecca Conran at Rayleigh police station on 101, or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.