TWO men have been identified in connection with a serious sexual assault investigation in Taunton.

An 18-year-old girl was allegedly sexually assaulted in Taunton town centre some time between Saturday night and the early hours of Sunday morning.

As part of a public appeal, Avon and Somerset Police released images of two men they wanted to speak to in connection with the incident.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "Following our earlier appeal relating to a serious sexual assault inquiry in Taunton, the two men in the CCTV images have now been identified.

"We'd like to thank everyone who provided us with information and for sharing the appeal.

"Our enquiries into this incident are continuing. The victim is being fully supported and given access to any help she may need."