Wanted man

POLICE are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a man they want to speak to in connection with a number of crimes in Northumberland.

Officers would like to locate and speak to Patrick Michael Carlin, 44, who is from the Newcastle area, as he may have information into a number of shoplifting offences, burglaries and thefts in the Northumberland area.

Carlin is known to spend time in both the county and around Newcastle.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts is asked to call police on 03456 043043 ext 69191 or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.