Police want to speak to a man in connection with an arson probe after a firework was reportedly set off in a parked vehicle.

The blaze was "deliberately started" by a firework set off in the vehicle in Rayleigh Road, Brentwood, Essex Police said, damaging two vehicles and a property.

This happened on October 14 at around 11.20pm, the force added, which has launched an arson investigation.

Police are looking to talk to an individual wearing a camouflage jacket and a face covering.

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Anyone with information, CCTV or dash cam footage relating to this incident should contact police, quoting reference number 42/188333/23.

People can also submit a report on Essex Police's website or using their online chat service available Monday to Friday - excluding public holidays - between 10am and 9pm.

Visit www.essex.police.uk/digital101 to find out more, or call 101.

In an emergency always call 999 and contact independent charity Crimestoppers to make an anonymous report, by visiting their website or by calling 0800 555 111.