Police have issued an appeal to help locate a wanted man Gordon Maddocks.

Maddocks, 60, is wanted for false imprisonment and serious assault offences that he committed earlier this month.

He is described as white, 5ft 4ins, of medium build, with receding black/greying hair in a ponytail and a grey pointed goatee beard.

Police believe he may be using buses to travel around.

Avon and Somerset Police said: "If you see him, please don’t approach him, but call 999 and give the call handler the reference number 5219083017.

"If you have seen him since the 16 April, or have any other information which could help, please call 101 and provide the same reference number."

He is believed to be around the Bristol area.