Police are searching for a man with links to Stevenage, Hitchin and Arlesey, who is wanted for failing to attend court.

David Bond, of Woolgrove Road, Hitchin, was due to appear at St Albans Magistrates Court on Tuesday (June 4) for stealing items worth £229.78 from Stevenage's M&S store, but he did not show up.

Officers are now searching for the 42-year-old, who also has links to Arlesey, and are appealing for the public's help to locate him.

You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact, or by calling the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/10790/24.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.