UPDATE: "Wanted Bromsgrove man David Banner, 47, has been found. We would like to thank everyone who shared our appeal."

AN arrest warrant has been issued for a Bromsgrove man who is facing charges of assault, sexual assault on a woman, and breach of non-molestation order.

West Mercia Police is appealing for information to locate wanted man David Banner, who failed to appear at Redditch Magistrates Court on November 13 to face the charges. 

Banner, 47, from Jasmine Grove, is believed to frequent Bromsgrove and the South Birmingham area.

Sergeant David King from West Mercia Police said: "Investigations are now ongoing and we are appealing for the public's help in assisting us to locate Banner.

"I would ask the public not to approach him if they see him, but to please contact police.

"If you have any information regarding Banners' whereabouts, please call West Mercia Police on 101."

Alternatively, information can be provided anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via crimestoppers-uk.org.