Police have released an image of a man they would like to trace in connection with an alleged assault.

Cleveland Police are appealing for help to trace Robert McColm, 37, who is wanted in connection with an allegation of assault.

Mr McColm is from Middlesbrough and lives in Hartlepool, but is known to work in various locations across the UK and Ireland.

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Officers have urged anyone who has seen him or know of his whereabouts, to contact Cleveland Police on 101 quoting 212398.