A 26-YEAR-OLD is wanted in connection with two separate petrol thefts in Chelmsford.

Police have issued a picture of Ross Hughes following the incidents, both in Waterhouse Lane, on September 10 and January 11.

Hughes failed to answer bail on February 3 and it is thought he could be with his 22-year-old brother Lawrence.

He previously lived in Chelmsford although his current whereabouts is unknown.

He is described as white, of muscular build with short dark hair while his brother is described as 5ft 6ins tall, of slim build, with brown eyes and short straight brown hair.

Anyone with information is urged to contact police at Chelmsford on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.