POLICE have launched a manhunt following an assault incident in Weston-super-Mare.

They want to speak to William Ball in connection with the incident last night (Friday).

Ball, 29, is white, 6ft 1in tall, of medium build, with short dark brown hair and blue eyes.

He has links with the Bourneville area of the town.

A force spokesman said members of the public are advised not to approach Ball, but should call 999 giving reference 5219244458.