WITNESSES are sought to a robbery in the Firepool Weir area of Taunton at the weekend.

A man was assaulted and had a quantity of cash stolen during then incident in the area off Canal Road at about 6.30pm on Saturday.

The suspect was white, in his 40s, about 6ft tall, of stocky build, with black cropped hair with a small bald patch on the top of his head.

He was wearing a long-sleeved, cream coloured top and dark grey jogging bottoms.

After the attack he ran off along the canal path in the direction of The Link.

Anyone with any information should contact Taunton CID on 101 quoting reference 81938/14 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111 or via the Crimestopper link on this story.