Police have doubled the reward being provided as they hunt for a needed man from Brighton from £500 to £1,000.
Zak Marsden, 32, of Roman Street, Hove, was attributable to seem in courtroom in December charged with attacking a girl in Queen’s Park Street, Brighton.
He failed to look and Brighton magistrates issued a warrant for his arrest, not backed for bail.
Since Marsden skipped courtroom and went on the run, three folks have been arrested on suspicion of serving to an offender.
Sussex Police stated this afternoon (Tuesday 9 February): “Police in Brighton have raised the reward being provided in a seek for 32-year-old Zak Marsden from £500 to £1,000.
“Marsden is needed for failing to look at courtroom on an assault cost and can be needed for interview about experiences of legal injury.
“Marsden is needed on a courtroom warrant for failing to look at Brighton Magistrates’ Courtroom on Thursday 3 December charged with assaulting a girl identified to him at an deal with within the metropolis.
“Throughout January, experiences had been obtained of home windows on the deal with being intentionally smashed.
“Marsden is white, 5ft 6in, of huge construct, with blue eyes, a shaved head and a tattoo on his neck – and he has hyperlinks to the Brighton and Hastings areas.
“Through the seek for Marsden, three folks, two males, each aged 30, from Newhaven and Hove, and a girl aged 26, from Hastings, have been arrested on suspicion of aiding an offender.
“After being interviewed they’ve been launched on police bail whereas inquiries proceed.”
Detective Sergeant Jack Sagar, of the Brighton Safeguarding Investigations Unit, stated: “We now have provided the reward for info that results in Marsden’s arrest and conviction.
“Anybody who assists an offender to evade justice additionally commits an offence themselves.
“You probably have info which you assume may assist us discover him, please name 101 quoting 650 of 08/09.
“However for those who see him, don’t method him however dial 999 instantly.
“You may as well contact the unbiased charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.”