Police are appealing for information to help identify a man in relation to the theft of eight blocks of cheese and an assault on a shop worker.

The man entered the Co-op on Cricklade Road, at the Ferndale Road/Chapel Street at around 10pm on August 8.

He took eight blocks of cheese, then went to leave the shop without paying for them.

When a member of staff confronted the suspect, he was punched.

The shop assistant was shaken by the incident, but not seriously injured.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Wiltshire Police on 101, or anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.