Police hunting for a wanted man who failed to turn up at court have said there have been two sightings.

Hampshire police said Ryan Timbrell, 32, should have attended Southampton Magistrates' Court on February 6.

They previously asked for the public's help in finding him. This week police have searched for him in the Bursledon area and witnesses have reported two sightings of him.

Timbrell is 5ft 10in tall, white, and has a shaved head. He may have a ginger beard.

He has tattoos of flames around his knuckles on his left hand, and the word MIDAS tattooed on his right arm.

Police are sharing a new picture of him with residents, as his appearance has changed from the image initially released by police.

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Hampshire Constabulary said anyone found to be harbouring Timbrell may be committing an offence and be liable for arrest.

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: “We are continuing to appeal for any information which will help us locate Ryan Timbrell, who is wanted for failing to attend Southampton Magistrates' Court.

“If you see him, then please do not approach, but you should call 999, quoting the reference 44170387561.

“Anyone with any further information on where he could be should call 101, quoting the same reference.”