A PARKING warden was punched in the face in a row outside a Bournemouth school, police say.

The official was on duty outside Hill View Primary School in Hill View Road at 3.20pm on Friday, September 13 when the incident happened.

Officers from Dorset Police say an 'altercation' broke out between the warden and a man.

The man then punched the warden in the face, causing bruising.

PC Steve Toms, of Bournemouth police, said: “Following enquiries, I have obtained an image of someone I would like to speak to in relation to this incident.

“While I appreciate the image is not of the best quality, I am hoping someone may recognise him and would urge anyone with information about his identity to please get in touch.”

Anyone with information is asked to contact Dorset Police via dorset.police.uk or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55190143325.