A BOY was punched in the face by a stranger outside a shop in Bridgwater.

Police investigating the assault have issued a CCTV image of a man they wish to speak to in connection with the incident.

Police say the teenage boy was attacked outside One Stop, in West Street, on Wednesday, September 1, at about 4.30pm.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "The victim was punched to the face by a unknown male following an argument.

"We’d like to speak to the man pictured in connection with our enquiries."

If you recognise the man in the image, call police on 101 and quote reference 5221202369.

Alternatively you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or via the charity's anonymous online form.