POLICE have launched an investigation after a reports of an assault and theft in Hereford.

West Mercia Police said the incident happened at around 10pm on Thursday, June 25 in the fields next to Hampton Dene Surgery, near Honeysuckle Close.

Officers want to speak to a man in connection with the incident. They said he is thought to be in his 20s with tanned skin, an English accent and described as short, stocky and wearing shorts in a light colour at the time of the alleged assault and theft.

Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 quoting incident reference 925s 250620.