POLICE have launched an appeal to help trace a woman wanted for failing to to appear at court in connection with producing cannabis.

The call for help from the public is part of Operation Hunted, being run by Cheshire Police all this week.

Lauren Denton is from Liverpool and is believed to be in the Widnes area.

The 28-year-old is white and about 5’3” tall with a medium build. She has brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone who sees Denton or has information regarding her whereabouts is asked to call Cheshire Constabulary on 101.

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