POLICE are trying to find a missing Barnsley man wanted in connection with an attempted murder.

21-year-old Joseph Lowther, is wanted in connection with an attempted murder at Whispers nightclub on Regent Street, where a 30-year-old man was stabbed.

The incident happened at around 1am on Sunday December 18 last year.

Officers believe Lowther, who is originally from Barnsley, may have travelled out of South Yorkshire and has previous connections around the north of England.

If you see Lowther, you are advised not to approach him but to contact police.

Anyone who may hold information about Lowther’s whereabouts is asked to call South Yorkshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 64 of 18 December 2016.

Information can also be passed to Crimestoppers anonymously and in confidence by calling 0800 555 111.