Police investigating an attempted robbery have released pictures of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: "It happened at around 2.30am on Sunday 20 November, outside the Premier Inn, The Strand, Bude.

"A man sustained a head injury that required hospital treatment and efforts were made to take his coat.

"Police investigating the incident would like to identify the man pictured as they believe he may be able to assist with their enquiries.

"We are aware that the quality of the images is low, however at this time this is they are the only images we have and hope that the public may still be able to assist.

"Call police with information on 101, or via our website here, quoting reference number 50220039046."

Attempted robbery in Bude
Attempted robbery in Bude (Devon and Cornwall Police )