A MAN is being looked for after failing to appear in court.

Essex Police are in search of Patrick Galligan to speak to him in connection with his failure to appear in court.

The 48-year-old has links to the Greenstead area of Colchester as well as Suffolk and Milton Keynes.

Police say Galligan is about 5ft 8ins tall, of medium build, bald and has an Irish accent.

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A spokesman for Essex Police said: "If you see him, or know where he is, please call us immediately on 101.

"You can also report a sighting to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111."