Officers are appealing for the public’s help in tracing a wanted man who is believed to be in the Peterborough area.

Dean Marshall, 36, is wanted in connection with a serious assault which happened in the early hours of yesterday (1 January) in Thimble Close, Colne.

The victim, a man in his 30s, suffered serious injuries and was taken to Addenbrooke's Hospital where he remains.

Anyone who knows Marshall's whereabouts should contact police by calling 101 or visit www.cambs.police.uk/report. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111 or via www.crimestoppers-uk.org.