POLICE have now arrested a man they were searching for after he failed to appear in court earlier this month.

Mitchell Thomas Johnson, 25, failed to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on September 2 in relation to alleged public order offences committed in the town on November 4 2019.

North Yorkshire Police launched an appeal to the public to help with their search for Johnson. He has now been arrested by officers.

A spokesperson from North Yorkshire Police said: "Thank you to everyone who shared our appeal to find Mitchell Thomas Johnson.

"We are pleased to say he has now been arrested."