POLICE would like to speak to this man in connection with a hit-and-run crash in Bishop Auckland.

It is believed the suspect was one of two people riding on a stolen motorcycle along Cockton Hill Road, Bishop Auckland, when it collided with a red Citroen at around 3.40pm on Thursday, August 15.

Following the collision the male suspect took his helmet off and used it to smash the victim’s windscreen before fleeing the scene.

A Durham Police spokesperson said: "A motorcycle with two males has collided with the front passenger side of a red Citroen at around 3.40pm.

"At this point one of the men has taken off his helmet and used it to damage the windscreen of the car.

"The men have then walked away from the scene."

If you recognise the suspect, contact Durham Police on the non-emergency number 101 and ask to speak to PC Sean Alderson quoting crime reference number 245 of August 15.