POLICE have warned the public not to approach a man wanted in connection with firearms and assault offences.

Cleveland officers are appealing for the public to contact them if they spot Scott Miszei, aged 32, who is wanted in relation to a number of crimes including assault, discharging a noxious substance and firearms offences.

A spokesman said: Police would urge anyone who sees him to not approach him and to contact Cleveland Police on 101 regarding his whereabouts.