POLICE have released a CCTV images of a suspect following an assault and criminal damage in Bournemouth.

A man and a woman were involved in an altercation in Capstone Road in Charminster at around 7pm on Tuesday, January 22.

A woman was seen throwing stones at cars parked in the street before a loud bang was heard and a car bonnet was damaged.

During the incident, a man confronted the couple before he was punched and kicked in the head.

A 37-year-old local man was arrested on suspicion of assault.

He has been released under investigation while enquiries continue.

Investigations officer Lucy Wickham, of Bournemouth police, said: “While I appreciate the quality of the photos is not very good, I hope that someone may recognise her and I would ask anyone who knows who she is to please contact Dorset Police.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police at www.dorset.police.uk, via email 101@dorset.pnn.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190011406. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.