Police are looking to speak with the man in this image after a taxi driver was assaulted and racially abused.

Officers say three men got into a taxi on December 19 last year before one of the men attacked the taxi driver by pulling his mask off his face and verbally abusing him using racist slurs.

The man police wish to speak with is white, mid-twenties, of medium build, with short dark coloured hair.

A spokesperson for the police said: "We want to speak to the person pictured in connection with a racially aggravated assault where three males have entered a taxi on Dorrington Road, Lancaster, and one of the males has assaulted the taxi driver by grabbing his mask off his face and being racially abusive to him.

"The male is white, mid-twenties, medium build, short dark coloured hair."

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 quoting the log reference 0629 of December 19 2020.