POLICE in Stevenage are appealing for help and information to trace a wanted man who has connections to South Woodham Ferrers.

Daniel Pateman, 30, of Roundmead in Stevenage is wanted by police in connection with numerous drugs offences and thefts.

He was last seen in the Chells area of Stevenage last weekend (October 13/14) after staying briefly with a friend.

Chief Inspector Richard Harbon said: "I would urge anyone who knows of Daniel Pateman’s whereabouts to get in touch with us as a matter of urgency. We know that Daniel can spend time at homes of friends and I would like to remind people that it is a criminal offence to harbour or assist anyone who is wanted by police.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101, or alternatively Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.