Police trying to trace man after assault

Phillip Maddox
Phillip Maddox
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Police are trying to trace a man following an assault in St Helens.

Officers from Merseyside Police are appealing for help locating Phillip Maddox, from Rainford.

The force wishes to speak to the 46-year-old following an assault that took place on Saturday January 15.

Merseyside Police believes he could have information which is important to the investigation and are turning to the public for assistance as he has so far proved elusive.

He 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, he is believed to have been in Northern Ireland recently.

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