Police in the Cleveland area have released a photograph of a man they want to trace in connection with drugs and money laundering offences.
Officers have made a number of attempts to locate him, without success, and they believe that he is aware that the police are looking for him.
23-year-old Ricky Beresford is from the Stockton area but has recently been living in Bishop Auckland in County Durham.
He is known to have numerous connections across the Cleveland area but also has associates across the county.
Known locally as “Beevis”, Ricky Beresford is:
- Around 5 feet 8 inches tall
- Of heavy build
- Of Asian appearance
- Receding black hair
- Facial hair
Police do not believe that the 23-year-old poses any direct risk to the public.
Anyone with information about the whereabouts of this man is being asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.