A dog walker had racist abuse hurled at her while walking her pet in the park.

Police wanted to speak to a man in connection with the incident, which happened in Fleming Park at 11.30am on Tuesday, 7 November.

According to police, the woman was approached by a man while she was walking her dog.

The unknown man then 'shouted and swore at her'.

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The incident has been classified by police as a 'racially aggravated public order incident'.

A spokesman added: "We believe the man in this image can help us with our investigation and would urge him, or anyone who knows his identity, to get in touch with us.

"Also, if you have information about this incident, were in the area at the time and witnessed it, or have any CCTV, mobile phone, dash cam or doorbell camera footage which could aid our investigation, please contact us."

People can get in touch with police by calling 101, or by reporting online via the Hampshire & Isle of Wight Constabulary website, quoting incident number 44230456058.

They can also call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Police released an image of the man they wanted to speak to, and he has since come forward.