POLICE are appealing for information after a man was stabbed with a suspected samurai sword.

The victim, aged in his 40s, suffered cuts to his left forearm and shoulder in the attack.

He was assaulted in Agate Road, Clacton, at the junction with Marine Parade, at 3.15pm on June 29.

An Essex Police spokesman said: "His attacker has been described to us as a tall, slim white man wearing a cap."

Anyone with CCTV or dash cam footage should call Essex Police on 101 quoting crime reference number 42/102360/19 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.