Police have released a photgraph of a man they want to speak to in connection with an assault in Dartmouth.

Officers are seeking to trace Andrew Prout, aged 24, from Dartmouth in connection with an assault on an 18 year-old woman. The woman suffered bruising following the assault.

The incident took place between 10.30am and 11am on Monday, December 23 at an address in the town.

Andrew Prout is described as being around 6’3” tall, 24 years old, brown hair, blue eyes and 2 skull tattoos on right arm.

He has links to Dartmouth and Torquay and is known to have friends in the Wells and Bridgwater areas of Somerset.

Police ask that if anyone sees this man or may know his current whereabouts to contact them on 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111, quoting reference JH/13/510.