Police are seeking the public's help in identifying a man who they believe could assist with an investigation into a sexual assault.

Avon and Somerset police released an image of the man on Monday, October 9, following an incident which took place in August when an unknown man 'reached out and inappropriately touched a woman in her 20's.'

The incident took place on Friday, August 11, at around 11.45 pm at a pub in Fore Street in Wellington. The man was subsequently removed from the premises by door staff.

Police described the individual as "White, approximately 5ft 11ins tall, of medium build, with short brown hair which is shaved at the sides. He is shown wearing dark shorts and a dark top."

In a statement a spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "If you can help, please call 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5223194435, or complete our online appeals form.

"You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on0800 555 111 or via their Anonymous Online Form.

"No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and you will not go to court or have to speak to police when contacting Crimestoppers."