POLICE are appealing to the public to help locate a man following an incident in North Somerset this afternoon (Saturday, April 10).
Officers were called to reports that a man and a woman had been assaulted at a home in the Henley area of Yatton shortly before 3pm.
Both had sustained serious injuries and were taken to hospital by paramedics.
A man was seen leaving the area shortly after the incident.
He is described as white, approximately 40-years-old, about 5ft 6ins tall and had sandy-coloured, wavy, shoulder length hair.
He was said to be wearing a tan-coloured top and bottoms, which have been likened to a workman’s clothing.
Officers have been searching the surrounding area this afternoon, supported by the NPAS police helicopter, and remain in the area at this time.
Anyone who sees a man matching the above description in the North Somerset area is asked not to approach him, but instead call 999 and give the call-handler log number 556 of Sat 10 Apr.
Anyone with further information about the incident itself, should call 101.
You can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers 100 per cent anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via the charity’s online form.