A CRIMINAL who skipped bail and is wanted by police could be in Colchester.

Officers are appealing for residents to look out for Norman Fowler after he was recently spotted in the Colchester area.

Fowler, 34, was arrested in February 2009 in connection with fraud and car crime offences.

He failed to answer his bail and has been wanted by police since then.

Fowler is originally from Grimsby, and his last known address was in Goxhill, Lincolnshire.

Anyone with information about Fowler should contact Humberside police on 0845 6060222, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.