Police are looking for a man who failed to appear at court. 

Officers from Greater Manchester Police (GMP) need the public's help to find Matthew Hewlett. 

Hewlett, aged 19, is said to have links to Bolton, Bury, Heywood and Middleton. 

A GMP spokesperson said: "GMP are appealing for the public’s help to trace Matthew Hewlett (25/05/2004) who is wanted for failing to appear at court.

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"He has links to the Middleton, Heywood, Bury and Bolton areas of Greater Manchester. Any info? Call police on 0161 856 8494 or CrimestoppersUK."

Police regularly put out wanted appeals to help them find suspects or other people who are wanted on recall to prison or in some cases for missing court appearances.

But anyone who sees a wanted person has been urged not to approach them and instead to contact police as soon as it is safe to do so.