Police are continuing their appeal for information following a 'hit and run' incident where a young girl was struck.

Officers with the Essex Police continue to search for any information on the incident that occured on Parsonage Street in Halstead on Halloween.

It involved a small white van and a girl shortly before 6.50pm.

Essex Police responded to reports that a girl had been hit shortly after 7pm.

It has since been revelaed that the van failed to stop at the scene.

The girl did not sustain any serious injuries.

A spokesperson for Essex Police has said: "We need anyone who saw anything, has any CCTV, dash cam or doorbell footage to contact us.

"If you have any information you can submit a report online at https://www.essex.police.uk or use the 'Live Chat' button to speak to an online operator between 7am-11pm.

"Please quote incident 1273 of 31 October.

"You can also call us on 101 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."