POLICE are hunting for a man wanted in connection with an arson investigation.

Cheshire Police have launched an appeal as they search for a wanted man from Northwich.

Steven Smith, 41, is wanted in relation to an arson incident in Weaverham in January.

He is described by police as white, around 5ft 10ins tall, of very slim build with mousey brown hair and blue eyes.

He also has an eyebrow piercing in his left eyebrow.

Steven SmithSteven Smith (Image: Cheshire Police)

Smith is believed to have links to Northwich and North Wales - particularly Holywell and Anglesey.

Anyone who sees him or has any information regarding his whereabouts is asked to contact Cheshire Police on 101, quoting 24000051706 or via www.cheshire.police.uk/tell-us.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers via www.crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously or by calling 0800 555 111.