The 41-year-old, who is wanted for a serious offence, is ‘deliberately evading’ officers and extensive enquiries are being carried out
Police have issued a warning urging members of the public to avoid approaching a man with half an ear.
Dale Poppleton, 41, is wanted in connection with a serious offence and has been ‘deliberately evading’ police.
Bradford police are appealing for information on Poppleton’s whereabouts, describing him as a white male, medium build and 6ft1 tall, who could be hiding in Lancashire.
Police have noted that Dale is likely to stand out in a crowd since he is missing half of his right ear.
A statement issued by West Yorkshire Police reads: ‘Police in Bradford are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Dale Poppleton who is wanted in connection with a serious offence.
‘He is thought to have connections to not only the Bradford area but the North of England and was last seen in East Yorkshire.
‘Extensive enquiries have been carried out to locate Dale Poppleton but he is deliberately evading police.
‘Anyone who sees Dale Poppleton is warned to not approach him but to instead call Police immediately on 999 or 101 or use the live chat facility quoting crime reference 13230018345.
‘Information can always be given anonymously via Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online.’