Police seek man after pursuit

Police have appealed to the community for information to help locate a man, wanted by virtue of a warrant, after a police pursuit in Newcastle today.

About 12.15pm (Wednesday, April 4), officers from Newcastle City Target Action Group and Port Stephens/Hunter Police District located a 22-year-old man driving in the Carrington area.

Following a number of alleged traffic offences, a pursuit was commenced by officers from Newcastle Traffic & HWP, but it was later terminated due to safety concerns.

Thomas Bowles is described as being of Caucasian appearance, 180 – 185cm tall with a medium build and fair complexion. He is unshaven with brown eyes and short, brown hair.

The man is believed to frequent the Newcastle City, Lake Macquarie, Port Stephens/Hunter and Hunter Valley areas.

Police have urged anyone with information about 22-year-old Thomas Bowles not to approach him but to contact police immediately on triple zero.