Hampshire police are continuing their appeal to find a wanted man after he was spotted twice in Bursledon.

Hampshire Constabulary last week launched a second appeal to find wanted man Ryan Timbrell, 32, who failed to appear in court.

He was set to appear at Southampton Magistrates' Court on February 6 but failed to attend.

He is accused of rape.

Officers previously asked for the public's help finding him on March 7. On Friday, March 22, police launched their second appeal to find the missing man.

Police are continuing to search for him in the Bursledon area and witnesses have reported two sightings of him.

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The force has previously said Timbrell has links to the South Downs and surrounding area.

Timbrell is 5ft 10in tall, white, and has a shaved head. Police previously said 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.

A spokesperson from Hampshire Constabulary said: “We are continuing to make enquiries in the area to locate him.

“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.”