POLICE are searching for a teenager who missed a court appearance over criminal damage charges.

Alex Ziga was ordered to appear before magistrates in relation to a charge of causing damage but failed to show up.

The 19-year-old is believed to have links across Bolton.

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

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