A man has been summonsed t court in connection with a stolen car.

Derrell Jolie, 21, has been summonsed to appear at Basildon Magistrates' Court on October 18 after a Mercedes A180 was stolen from car rental business, Avis in Arterial Road, Southend.

The theft happened between December 9 and 11 last year.

The vehicles was seen on the A13 near Stanford-le-Hope on December 12.

Jolie, of Belsize Park in London will face a charge of aggravated vehicle taking.