POLICE want public assistance to locate wanted Camperdown man Ben Smart.
Detective Sergeant Andrew Raven, of the Warrnambool police crime investigation unit, said it was suspected that Mr Smart was involved in the serious assault of a woman in Camperdown early on Sunday afternoon.
“Police wish to speak with 39-year-old male, Ben Smart who is wanted on warrant for assault-related offences. Mr Smart is a resident of Camperdown and is believed to be still in the area," he said.
The woman suffered serious chest and head injuries and was treated at the Warrnambool Base Hospital.
Mr Smart is described as having brown hair and a thin build.
Anyone who has information about Mr Smart's whereabouts is requested to contact the Warrnambool police station or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.