POLICE are appealing to the public across the Avon and Somerset force area to help track down a wanted man.

A spokesperson for the Avon and Somerset constabulary said: "Have you see this wanted man?

"He was seen in Cornwall yesterday (Monday, November 6) and may have travelled through our policing area.

"If you have information which could help or see him, please contact Durham Police."

The wanted man is Dale Avery.

A Durham Police spokesperson said hee is wanted on recall to prison and is evading arrest.

They added: "He has travelled from Gateshead and was last seen in Birmingham on 3 November and Newquay on 6 November.

"Officers believe he may be using the rail network to travel.

"If spotted, call 999."