POLICE are hunting a Farnworth man wanted for criminal damage and trying to steal a car.

Jamie Turner, aged 24, is alleged to have attempted to steal a car in Earlswood Walk, Great Lever, on July 8.

Police said he has links to Farnworth and Great Lever are warning people against helping him evade capture.

PC David Derricott said: "Turner is a prolific offender and should anybody be found to be assisting or harbouring this wanted man, they too will face being arrested and a possible prison sentence of their own."

Anyone with information can call police on 0161 8565619 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.