A THUG pushed a middle aged woman to the floor and then kicked her in the ribs during an attack in a nightclub.

Police want to trace this man in connection with the attack inside Colours in Southernhay, Basildon shortly before 3am on July 20.

The victim, a woman in her 50s was pushed to the ground and kicked in the ribs.

The attack left her with internal bruising which needed hospital treatment.

Anyone with information to contact Pc Jo Phillips at Basildon CID on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.