MANHUNT: Preston man failed to answer bail for drugs offences

A Preston man is wanted by police after failing to answer bail for drug offences.

Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:25 am
Updated Saturday, 25th March 2017, 11:54 am
Stephen McDonald, 51, from the Holme Slack area of Preston

Stephen McDonald, 51, from the Holme Slack area of Preston was arrested on suspicion of drugs supply offences and was due to answer bail in February. He failed to do so and is now wanted by police.

He is described by police as white, with thinning hair and speaks with a strong Liverpool accent. He is thought to have been living with relatives in the Mistley and Manningtree areas of Essex.

Police are now appealing for help to trace Mr McDonald.

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DS Jerry Sturgess of Preston Police said: “We are actively trying to trace Mr McDonald after he failed to answer his bail in relation to drugs supply offences. We believe that he was living with relatives in the Essex area and I would urge anyone who knows of his whereabouts or has any other information that could help with our enquiries to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact police on 101. Alternatively Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at