23 April 2013, 14:52
Cleveland Police are releasing the photograph of a man wanted in connection with drugs and money laundering offences.
Officers have made a number of attempts to locate him without success and it is believed that he is aware that he is wanted by police.
23 year old Ricky Beresford is from the Stockton area but has recently been living in Bishop Auckland in County Durham.
He has numerous connections across the Cleveland area but he also has associates throughout the UK.
He is known locally as 'Beevis' and is described as around 5ft 8 inches tall and of heavy build.
He is of Asian appearance with receding black hair and facial hair.
It is not believed that he poses any direct risk to the public.
Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of this man is asked to contact Cleveland Police on the non-emergency 101 number or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.