Man wanted by police

Joel Pattison.
Joel Pattison.
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Police want to speak to this man in connection with several offences across East Lancashire.

Officers are keen to trace Joel Pattison (23) following two incidents in Padiham.

Pattison is alleged to have assaulted and falsely imprisoned a woman in her early 20s on December 16th, before assaulting the same woman on February 15th.

He is also wanted for two further allegations of criminal damage.

Officers believe he has links to Padiham, Burnley, Great Harwood and Bacup.

PC Oliver Tattersley, of Lancashire Police said: “We are continuing our search for Pattison and we need the public’s help in locating him.

“Pattison is linked to two assaults and we want to find him as soon as possible.

“If anyone has seen him or has any information on his whereabouts then please get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email