POLICE have launched an appeal to help find a man wanted in connection to a violent crime on Christmas Day in Barnsley.

Barnsley officers are searching for Ricky Taylor, 35, following an incident involving harassment, assault and criminal damage.

Ricky has a tattoo of the letter ‘C’ and ‘Ricky’ on his neck as well as the initials ‘RJ’ on the back of his neck.

A spokesperson for South Yorkshire Police said: “He has several tattoos on his arms including a fish surrounded by plants, the words ‘Dad, and ‘King’ on his left arm and ‘Ricky’, a Celtic band and ‘Mam’ on his right arm.

“He also has a cross tattooed on the ring finger of his right hand.

“Ricky is believed to have connections to the Balby area of Doncaster as well as Thurnscoe and Mapplewell in Barnsley.”

If you see Ricky, call 999 or pass the information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

Quote incident number 487 of December 25, 2020 when passing on information.