A MAN assaulted a woman in the ladies' toilets at KFC in Taunton, police say.

As the victim entered a cubicle in the East Street fast food restaurant in East Street, a man emerged from a neighbouring cubicle and tried to grab her.

The woman was able to escape unharmed.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident on Thursday, January 25, at 11.45am.

Officers have issued an image of a man they believe may be able to help with their investigation.

If you recognise the man or have any information about the incident, call police on 101 and quote reference 5218018417.