Police have warned members of the public not to approach a Wiltshire man who is wanted following an assault.

Officers are searching for Marcus Pocock, a 49-year-old from Devizes, who is wanted in connection with an assault that took place on Friday, March 1.

A search for Pocock has been launched but members of the public have been urged not to approach him.

Anyone with information relating to his whereabouts should contact police.

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marcus PocockMarcus Pocock (Image: Wiltshire Police)

A spokesperson for the force said: “We are appealing for information regarding the whereabouts of a wanted man from Devizes.

“Marcus Pocock, 49, is wanted in connection with an assault earlier today (Friday, March 1).

“Enquiries to locate him have been ongoing.

“Members of the public are advised not to approach him.

“If you have information in relation to where Pocock may be, please call 101 or 999 in an emergency.”