POLICE have issued an appeal to try to find a man after an attempted sexual assault in Redditch.

The incident happened at around 10am yesterday (Saturday April 27) on the Birmingham Road towards the town centre.

West Mercia Police have now issued an appeal to trace Thomas Gill who the force says may be able to help with their enquiries.

A spokesperson for the force said: “It is believed Gill may have connections to the West Midlands area.”

Anyone who knows of the 35-year-old’s whereabouts, or anyone who can provide any information that would help officers to find him, is asked to call DS Chris Dee on 01562 826103 or extension 7732003.

Alternatively, information can be shared anonymously with the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or by visiting www.crimestoppers-org.uk.