Wanted by police
A MAN who failed to attend court in connection with an alleged hammer attack is now wanted by police.
Ian Batey, of Maple Street, Great Harwood, was due to appear at court on October 9 in connection with an offence of GBH in September 2017.
The alleged offence related to an incident where a 40-year-old man was attacked with a hammer in Great Harwood.
Hyndburn Police said Batey, 35, described as white, 5ft 8in tall, of stocky build with dark hair and a beard - has links to the East Lancashire, Preston and Kirkham areas.
Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting log reference 0931 of September 6, 2017.