SOUTHEND residents are asked to be on the look-out for a man who is wanted by police for failing to appear in a Hertfordshire court.

Garry Pike failed to attend Stevenage Magistrates Court on December 30 to face a charge of fraud by false representation.

The 38-year-old man’s last known address was in Chelmsford but he is also known to have friends in Southend.

Anyone with information on Garry Pike’s whereabouts is urged to contact Hertfordshire Constabulary on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.