Police in Plymouth are looking for a man responsible for a robbery in the city.

In the small hours of Saturday, January 12, the victim, a 20-year-old local man, was walking along Exeter Street in the direction of Cattedown opposite the Texaco garage when he was approached by the suspect.

The suspect asked the victim for his wallet before grabbing his bag and punching him in the face. The suspect then fled empty handed, towards Sutton Road.

The man police are looking for is described as white, 18-20 years old, five feet,nine inches to six feet one tall and of slim build. He had short cropped brown hair and was wearing a grey tracksuit with the hood up.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 quoting crime reference EC/13/354.