A FAMILY walking through a Taunton park had their day spoilt by a racially-charged incident.

Avon and Somerset Police is appealing for witnesses after the incident, which happened in Vivary Park at around 3.30pm on Friday, December 28.

A police spokesman said: "The incident happened at about 3.30pm on Friday, December 28.

"A man and woman were walking with their young daughter through Vivary Park in Taunton when they were threatened and verbally abused."

If you saw anything, call police on 101 and provide the call handler with the reference 5218285909.

*Avon and Somerset Police has indentified the man they wished to speak with regarding the incident.