Police have released CCTV images of three men they want to speak to following a racially aggravated assault.

The incident happened in Mill Lane, Padiham, at approximately 1am on April 30, when the victim was making a phone call outside a mobile phone shop.

Police said he was approached by three men who came from the direction of the Starkie Arms pub.

Racist comments were made towards the victim before he was punched, suffering a suspected broken nose and substantial blood loss.

Anyone with information is asked to ring 101 or email 44@lancashire.police.uk quoting log number 0076 of April 30.