A TEENAGER alleged to have punched a woman in the face is being sought by police.

Liam Sykes, 19, is said to have attacked her in the Kime Street, Ightenhill, on August 12.

He is white, 6ft 1in tall, of medium build, with short fair hair and blue eyes and has links to the Burnley and Padiham areas.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “Sykes is wanted by police after a woman was punched in Burnley earlier this year.

"We would urge anyone who knows where he is to contact police immediately."

Anyone with information is being asked to contact police on 101 or e-mail forcecontrolroom@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting EF1812464.