Officers have issued CCTV images of a man they want to speak to about an assault in Hanley.
The incident happened at around 7pm on Wednesday 25 March in Parliament Row near McDonalds when the victim, a 22-year-old man from Stoke-on-Trent, was approached by three men.
One of the men assaulted the victim and made racial remarks towards him.
The main suspect is described as white, aged around 25, 6ft and had dirty blond hair.
Anyone with information is asked to contact PC Craig Milner at Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 665 of March 25. Alternatively, they can contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or through their Anonymous Online Form at
www.crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information cannot be traced or recorded and they will not go to court.