POLICE have repeated an appeal to find a missing 36-year-old man wanted in connection with an assault and burglary.

Police are searching for John Paul Wiles from Thornaby, near Stockton, in connection to the offences.

He is described as a white man, 6ft 6inches tall and of stocky build.

Anyone who may know Mr Wiles' whereabouts is asked to contact Cleveland Police on 101, or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800-555111.