Police are searching for a wanted man who may be in Dorset.

Gordon Gallagher, 49, is wanted for failing to answer crown court bail in relation to ‘romance’ fraud allegations.

According to Sussex Police, he allegedly formed relationships with several women before defrauding them of their funds.

The man has no fixed address but has links to Sussex and Surrey. However, Sussex Police report he could be anywhere in the south of England.

He is described as white, about 5’6”, of athletic build, with short brown / greying hair. He occasionally wears glasses, has tattoos on his forearms and speaks with a southern Irish accent.

Anyone who sees Gallagher, knows of his location, knows someone who is in contact with him, or has any other information which might help to locate him, should call 999 and quote case reference 47WW3573222.

At around 2pm on Tuesday, February 27, Gordon Gallagher was arrested.