Man wanted over serious assault should not be approached, say police

PUBLISHED: 17:37 23 April 2019 | UPDATED: 17:37 23 April 2019

Gordon Maddocks is wanted by the police.	Picture: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Gordon Maddocks is wanted by the police. Picture: Avon and Somerset Constabulary

Avon and Somerset Constabulary

A wanted man may be in Weston, which has prompted a police appeal to be launched.

Avon and Somerset Constabulary is warning people not to approach Gordon Maddocks, aged 60, but to contact them if he is spotted in the area.

He is wanted in connection with false imprisonment and serious assault offences and the force say he may be using buses as a way of travelling around the district.

He is white, 5ft 4ins, of medium build with receding black and greying hair which is slung into a ponytail.

He also has a grey and pointed goatee beard.

Maddocks is wanted in connection with crimes committed in Bristol this month.

As well as having links to Weston and the city he also has connections to Cornwall.

People are being urged to contact the force if they have seen him since April 16.

Those with information should contact the police on 101 and quote the reference number 5219083017.

If you value what this story gives you, please consider supporting the Weston Mercury. Click the link in the yellow box below for details.

Become a supporter

This newspaper has been a central part of community life for many years, through good times and bad. Coronavirus is one of the greatest challenges our community has ever faced, but if we all play our part we will defeat it. We're here to serve as your advocate and trusted source of local information.

In these testing times, your support is more important than ever. Thank you.

Most Read

Most Read

Latest from the Weston Mercury