Police released an image of a woman they wish to speak with after a taxi driver was racially abused in Epsom.

The incident reportedly took place on Upper High Street in Epsom at around 3pm on Saturday, November 3.

The image of the woman sought by police shows her in what appears to be cycling gear near to the Quadrant Dental Practice on Upper High Street in Epsom.

"We are appealing for witnesses after a man was racially abused in Epsom on Saturday, 2 November.

"Police were called to Upper High Street in Epsom at around 3pm after a taxi driver was reportedly racially abused by a woman," a spokesperson for Surrey Police described.

"We believe that the woman in this photo may be able to help with our investigation.

"We have spoken to a couple of witnesses already but appealing to the public to come forward with any further information, particularly if they recognise the lady in this photo," they added.

Police encouraged any victim of racist abuse to come forward, urging those suffering racism: "Please don't suffer in silence".

"Victims having the confidence in both themselves and us to make reports is incredibly important if we are to know the true extent of hate crime in our county," a spokesperson for the county police force said.

Anyone who may be able to assist police in their investigation is asked call 101, quoting reference number PR/45190117104.