A MAN with connections to Redditch is wanted on police warrant for failing to appear at court.

Police are asking the public for information on the whereabouts of 21-year-old Philip Rowland who is known to be living in the Stirchley area of Birmingham and also has connections with Redditch.

Philip Rowland is charged with a number of theft from motor vehicle and interference with a motor vehicle offences and was due to appear at Kidderminster Magistrates Court on September 25 but failed to appear.

A warrant was issued for his arrest so that he can be put before the court as soon as possible.

He is described as a white male, 5”9 tall, of medium build with light brown shoulder length hair and blue eyes.

He has a number of tattoos including a cross tattoo on his hand.

Anyone with information that could help police locate him should contact West Mercia Police on 101. Information can also be provided anonymously to independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.