Police are appealing for help from the public to find 22-year-old Jordan Georgiou who escaped from lawful custody while being treated for injuries at Colchester General Hospital on Friday.
Georgiou, from the Clacton area, fled the hospital just before 5.50pm dressed in a hospital gown. He is described as white, 5ft 6ins tall, with short brown hair.
Georgiou is also wanted on suspicion of criminal damage, assaulting a police constable, common assault and breach of a court order.
Anyone with information on his immediate whereabouts is asked to contact police urgently on 999 while those with other information should call us on 101.
As part of the search for Georgiou officers have made three arrests for assisting an offender. A 21-year-old woman from Clacton, a 19-year-old woman from Clacton and an 18-year-old man from Clacton all remain in police custody.