POLICE have launched an appeal in a bid to locate a wanted man.

Merseyside Police is appealing for help from members of the public in their efforts to trace Stephen Ellison.

The force says Ellison has links to Warrington and Runcorn, as well as Liverpool.

He is wanted after failing to appear in court during proceedings in relation to drug offences.

A Merseyside Police spokesman said: “Do you know this man?

“Stephen Ellison is wanted after failing to appear at court in relation to drug offences.

“Ellison is white, 5ft 7in tall, of slim build, with short brown hair and brown eyes.

“He has links to Runcorn and Warrington in Cheshire, as well as L8 in Liverpool.”

If you know where Ellison is or have any information, call Merseyside Police on 101, quoting reference 22000429930.

You can also direct message @MerPolCC on X, formerly Twitter, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.