CHESHIRE Constabulary is asking the public to help the force trace a 46-year-old man from Chester, wanted for failing to appear at court.

A warrant was issued for the arrest of Simon Hughes after he failed to attend Chester Magistrates Court on Wednesday, February 19.

He is believed to be in the Chester area.

Hughes is 5ft 9in tall with a slim build. He is white and his hair and eyes are both brown.

Anyone who sees Hughes, or has information regarding his whereabouts, is asked to call Cheshire Constabulary immediately on 101, quoting IML 620568.

Alternatively, information can be given anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.