Police are on the hunt for a Stroud man who failed to turn up to court to answer drug and assault charges at a court in Cheltenham yesterday.

Jack Greary of Slad Road is facing four separate charges including using threatening, abusive, insulting words, behaviour with intent to cause fear of or provoke unlawful violence.

The offences are said to have taken place on August 12 last year.

He also faces two drugs charges or possession of 0.3g of cocaine, a class A drug, and possession of 6 Subetex tablets, a class C drug and resisting arrest on the same date.

Greary failed to attend Cheltenham Magistrates Court on Thursday, March 15, and a warrant has been issued for his arrest.