POLICE are appealing for information on a man wanted over fraud charges.

Gideon Akegwure was ordered to appear in court but failed to show up. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.

The 35-year-old is believed to have links to the Halliwell area.

Police in Bolton are releasing 12 names over the Christmas period in an attempt to catch people with outstanding warrants.

Anyone who has seen Mr Akegwure or has information on his whereabouts can contact police on 0800 555 111.