Police are searching for a 51-year-old man from Llandrindod Wells charged with wounding with intent and possession of a machete after he failed to turn up to court on Wednesday, February 6.

Llandrindod Wells Magistrates' Court issued a fail to appear warrant for George Shearer. The police are now actively seeking to arrest him and place him before the next available court.

A statement from Dyfed-Powys police said: “George Shearer, a 51-year-old man charged with wounding with intent and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place was due to appear at Llandrindod Magistrates Court yesterday (6th February). Dyfed-Powys Police has been made aware of this fact and that the Courts have issued a fail to appear warrant. We are now actively seeking to arrest him with a view to placing him before the next available court.”