POLICE are trying to identify these three man following an attack in a Somerset town.

A man needed hospital treatment following a grievous bodily harm assault in Weston-super-Mare.

Officers say a "verbal altercation" took place between the victim and two unknown men at a takeaway in St James Street on Sunday, March 20.

The victim then walked with a couple of friends through the town centre.

The two unknown men are believed to have followed the victim to Alexandra Parade, near the junction with Alfred Street, where they were joined by a third man.

There, at about 1am, the victim was punched to the head.

He fell and sustained a head injury that required medical attention at Bristol Royal Infirmary.

Anyone who recognises the three men, or witnessed the assault and has yet to come forward, should contact police on 101 and quote reference number 5222066244.