OFFICERS have re-issued their appeal for a 19-year-old man to come forward in connection with an assault on a woman and criminal damage.

Police have been on the hunt for Chad Noad, from Hockley, since last month after a woman was assaulted twice within 10 days.

This follows reports that a woman was assaulted at an address on Wednesday January 8, and Saturday January 18.

He has links to Rochford and Southend.

Anyone with information is asked to call Rayleigh Police Station on 101.

Alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at