A 31-year-old man is wanted by the police after a woman was left with significant injuries following three assaults.

Mohammed Abbas, 31, from Nelson is wanted in connection with the assaults, which took place at an address in the town on June 9 and June 10.

The victim, a woman in her 30s, was left with significant injuries.

Abbas, who has links to Blackburn and Nelson, is described as Asian, around 5ft 6ins tall, with short black hair and brown eyes.

Insp Carole Langhorn, of Burnley CID, said: “We would like to locate Abbas as part of our enquiries into three assaults.

"We are now urging anybody who has seen him, or knows where he may be, to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Anybody with information is asked to call 101, quoting log number 1425 of June 11.