Teenager wanted by police for vehicle crimes across the Wakefield district

Police are appealing for information to help locate teenager Edward John Bywater, who is wanted in connection with a series of vehicle crimes in the district.

Officers would like to speak to the 19-year-old from the Upton area of Pontefract following a theft of a motorbike in Bank Street on Pontefract on July 18, a theft from a Land Rover on Minsthorpe Lane in South Elmsall on July 16 and a the theft of a motorbike on Carleton Road in Pontefract on July 12.

Sign up to our daily newsletter

The i newsletter cut through the noise

It follows extensive enquiries by officers in the area.

Anyone who has information as to his current whereabouts is asked to contact the non-emergency number 101 or Crimestoppers in confidence on 0800 555 111.

Alternatively, you can use the online live-chat function via Contact Us section of the force’s website.