POLICE investigating a suspected fraud are appealing for help to trace this man.

Durham Constabulary wants to speak to Wayne Pritchard in connection with the alleged offence.

Mr Pritchard is 42 and believed to have links to Newton Aycliffe and Ferryhill. He also uses the name Wayne Pratt.

Anyone who has seen Mr Pritchard, or knows of his whereabouts, is asked to call PC Glen Cattermole on 101 and quote crime reference number CRI00205648.

Alternatively information can be passed on anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800-555111.