POLICE are searching for a man following a sexual assault in Hereford.

The incident happened on Sunday (July 26) at around 12.40am on Whitecross Road.

"A man has approached a 24 year-old woman who was walking along the pavement," a police statement said.

"When she declined his advances he has sexually assaulted her."

Police are appealing to drivers and people who may have been in the area at the time.

They are appealing to people who may recognise the man or have images of him from their dash cam footage.

Anybody with information regarding this incident or who can help officers with their investigation please contact PC Dube from Hereford on 101 with reference 22/62337/20 .