A teenage boy was attacked by gang armed with bottle in an alley.

The 16 year-old boy had been walking along an alley near to Prittlewell Chase, Westcliff, at around 10.40pm on 29 March when he was approached by four men, who have been described as white with their faces covered.

He was struck over the head with the bottle and fell to floor.

The group continued to assault the victim before going through his pockets but nothing was taken.

Anyone who saw anything, have any CCTV or dash cam footage, or have any other information should call police on 101 quoting the crime reference number 42/48499/20 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.