POLICE are seeking the public's help finding a wanted man after he failed to appear at Yeovil Magistrates' Court after being charged with assault. 

Jarrad Matthews, 27, has links to the Yeovil area and has several distinctive tattoos.

Officers have asked members of the public to call 999 if they know where he is, or call 101 if they have any other information about his location.

An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: “We need your help to find Jarrad Matthews.

“He's wanted after failing to appear at Yeovil Magistrates' Court to face assault charges. 

“Jarrad, 27, is described as a white man, about 6ft tall and slim, with brown hair and blue eyes.

“He has several tattoos including a Superman logo on his right arm and the words ‘peace and free’ on his right hand. 

“He has links to the Yeovil area.

“If you know where Jarrad is, please call 999 quoting reference 5222285221, or call 101 with any other information.”