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Appeal for man wanted for failing to appear at court


Police are appealing for information from the public to help find a man wanted on warrant after failing to appear in court.

Officers want to speak to Mark Bishop, aged 49, and formerly of Cirencester, Gloucestershire, who was due to appear having been charged with aggravated taking a vehicle without consent; failing to stop at the scene of acollision; failing to report a collision; driving without a licence; and driving without insurance.

Bishop, who is known to use various false names, is believed to be moving between locations and is known to have been in Devon, Warwickshire and Thames Valley. He has been seen in Gloucestershire in recent months.

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Mark Bishop

He is described as being white, 5ft 10in in height and of a medium build. He is softly spoken.

Officers have completed a number of enquiries to locate Bishop and they are now appealing for information from the public.

Anyone who has seen Bishop or has any information on his whereabouts is asked to call Gloucestershire Constabulary on 101, quoting incident 89 of 14 August. Dial 999 if he is seen at the time of calling.

You can also anonymously contact the independent crime-fighting charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or through their anonymous online form: https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information/forms/give-information-anonymously

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