A VIOLENT man who lived in Taunton is currently being sought by the police.

Police are looking for Anthony Cunningham, age 55, who was living in Taunton but is from Cardiff, as he is wanted on recall to prison.

Officers have warned not to approach the man. 

A spokesman for Avon and Somerset Police said: "He is a white man, 5ft 5ins tall, with green eyes and a bald head.

"He is described as medium to large build and speaks with a Welsh accent. He wears large size 11 shoes.

"He has convictions for violence, especially when he has been drinking.

"If he is spotted, members of the public are encouraged not to approach him but call 999 quoting reference 5219011705."