Police are searching for a man in connection to an alleged assault near a Swindon court.

Officers are investigating an incident that reportedly happened near Swindon Magistrates' Court, at around 2pm on February 23, in which someone is believed to have been assaulted.

They have now identified a man that they believe can help with their investigation.

A CCTV image of this person has been released and officers are urging anybody who recognises him to come forward.

Swindon Advertiser: A man police are looking for after an assault in SwindonA man police are looking for after an assault in Swindon (Image: Wiltshire Police)

A spokesperson for the force said: “Do you recognise this man?

“We would like to speak with him following a report of an assault which took place near Swindon Magistrates' Court on February 23 at approximately 2pm.

“If you can help, please call 101 and quote crime reference number 54240021612.

“Alternatively, call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”