Merseyside Police is re-appealing for the public's help to trace a 46-year-old man from the Rainford area of Merseyside.

Officers wish to trace Phillip Maddox after an assault that took place in St Helens on Saturday, 16 January 2016.

Efforts have been made by the police to find Maddox, but he remains outstanding. Officers are requesting the public's help to trace him as he is believed to have information that can assist the investigation.

Maddox is described as white, 6ft tall, with green eyes, and shaved black hair with a heavy build.

In addition to having links to Rainford and St Helens, Maddox is believed to have been in Northern Ireland recently.

Anyone who has seen Maddox, or who knows of his whereabouts, is asked to call dedicated officers on 0151 7776566 on the 101 number. People with information can also contact Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.