POLICE hunting a 24-year-old Runcorn man in connection with an assault are warning the public not to approach him.

Adam Hodgson is wanted in connection with an assault and failing to appear in court.

He is white, around 5ft 8in, of a slim build with blue eyes and brown hair.

Hodgson is known to have links to Runcorn and Warrington.

Anyone who sees Hodgson is warned not to approach him and ring 999 quoting IML 417964.

Information can also be passed on to 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.