UPDATE: Police has confirmed that wanted man Shane Stephens has been arrested.

Speaking yesterday (Tuesday, April 2) spokesperson from the Avon and Somerset Police force said: "Last month we issued an appeal for information to find Shane Stephens, 26, who was wanted on a warrant for failing to attend Bristol Magistrates Court.

"He was arrested overnight.

"Thanks to all who shared our appeal and called with information."

A MAN who is known to frequent Long Ashton is wanted by police for failing to appear in court and for breaching the terms of a court order.

Shane Stephens, 26, is described as white, around 5ft 10ins tall, with a slim build. 

He has a brown beard and brown hair, which he is known to wear in a top knot.

He is known to frequent Long Ashton, Central Bristol and Bedminster.

If you see Stephens, do not approach. Call 999 as soon as you can.

If you have any other information, contact 101 and quote reference 5224043656.


An Avon and Somerset Police spokesperson said: "We are appealing for the public's help to find wanted 26-year-old man, Shane Stephens.

"He is wanted for failing to appear at court and for breaching the terms of a court order.

"If you see him, please contact us immediately and quote reference 5224043656."