POLICE have launched a search for a man after a crowbar was stolen and a man was assaulted.

Officers say he was wearing a large drawstring bag on his back when the crowbar was stolen from B&Q in Franconia Drive, Nursling at around 5pm on Friday.

They say a 28-year-old man was also assaulted. He required treatment for a cut to his head.

Now police have released a CCTV image of a man they want to speak to about the incident.

Anyone with information, or who recognises the man, is asked to call police on 101, quoting reference 44190170334.