A MAN with connections to the Kidderminster area is wanted by police after an assault.

West Mercia Police is appealing for help from members of the public to locate Martin Masters following an assault and theft in Redditch.

Officers are warning people not to approach Masters, but to call 101 or 999 in an emergency.

A police spokesman said: "Officers investigating an assault and theft in Redditch would like to speak to the 33-year-old as they believe he may have information which could help their investigation."

Masters is described as white, approximately 5ft 7 tall, with short brown hair, brown eyes and a stocky build.

He has connections to the Kidderminster and Redditch areas.