Guildford CID is appealing for help in tracing a man they would like to speak with following a serious assault in Camberley.

Officers were called to a property in the town at around 8pm on Friday, 15 May after a woman in her 30s suffered significant injuries.

Following an initial investigation, officers would now like to trace 33-year-old Alan Blanchard, who is believed to have connections to the Basingstoke area.

Detective Sergeant Gary Hutchings, said: “Since the offence occurred we have made a number of enquiries which now lead us to believe Mr Blanchard may be able to assist with our investigation.

I would ask anyone who knows his whereabouts to contact Surrey Police as a matter of urgency with information.”

Anyone who can assist with the investigation is urged to contact Surrey Police quoting reference 45150040505. Information can be passed anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.