A POLICE officer was assaulted and a taser stolen in an incident in Bangor.

North Wales Police Tweeted: "We are now are appealing for help to find a police taser stolen from an officer who was assaulted in Bangor High Street at 1.30pm today (Thursday).

"If you come across the taser please do not handle it and call 999 immediately ref X093333 .

"Thankfully, the officer was not seriously hurt."