CCTV images have been released of a woman police want to identify in connection with an assault in Frome.

Police want to identify the woman after a 43-year-old man was assaulted near the Old Bath Arms in Palmer Street sometime between 1.05am and 1.15am on May 12.

The incident is being treated by police as a hate crime due to the words used by the offender.

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "The woman in the CCTV image is described as white, aged between 25 and 40, around 5ft 5ins, of medium build, with long blonde curly hair.

"She was wearing a white Fedora-style hat, a camouflage patterned long sleeved top, black trousers and dark shoes. She was also wearing a black belt bag around her waist.

"If you are the woman in the image, or know who she is, please call us on 101 and give the call handler the reference number 5219103910."