A man who damaged a car and a number of house windows, before shouting racist abuse and then making off from the scene is wanted by the police.

Officers would like to identify and speak to the man pictured in the CCTV image in connection with the racially-aggravated damage, which took place in Whitworth on August 4.

A spokesperson for the police said: "Police were called around 7am on August 4 to reports a man had damaged a number of windows at a property in Thorburn Drive.

"The man is also believed to have damaged a car and shouted racist abuse before making off from the scene.

"Officers are now appealing for information to help identify the man pictured."

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email 6912@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting log 0422 of August 4.