POLICE have warned the public not to approach a Bradford man who is wanted in relation to a serious sexual assault in a southern seaside town.

Avon and Somerset Police have released an appeal to find Sunan Mehmood, 30, who is from the Bradford area.

The appeal includes an image of the 30-year-old, who police want to find in connection with a sexual offence that happened in Weston-super-Mare, in North Somerset.

He also has links to Bradford, Leeds and the general West Yorkshire area.

Mehmood is described as Asian, with short black hair, a full beard, hazel eyes and of slim build.

A spokesperson for Avon and Somerset Police said: "If you see Sunan Mehmood, don’t approach him."

You should instead call 999 and quote crime reference number: 5218118658.

Or you can ring 101 and ask for Avon and Somerset Police.

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