DO you know this man?

Police would like to speak to him in connection with attempted theft and assault of two shop assistants.

The man, shopping with a female acquaintance, were in the JD Sports store in The Shires shopping centre in Trowbridge when they were challenged by two members of staff after attempting to steal clothing.

The incident, which happened on October 16 around 2pm, escalated when the man punched a female shop assistant in the face and assaulted a teenage member of staff, before running out of the shop.

PC Storm Brand, from Trowbridge Community Policing Team, urged anyone with information to get in touch and added: "This was a particularly nasty incident, whereby two innocent members of staff suffered violence and abuse for simply doing their job.

"If you recognise this man, or know anything that could help us, then please get in touch."

Any information? Call 101 and quote crime reference 54190103138 or you could leave information anonymously via CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.