Man wanted for assault could be on the run in Ballarat

Michael Woods.

Michael Woods.

Police are appealing for help to help locate Michael Woods.

Woods, 31, is wanted for failing to appear at court for assault and traffic-related matters.

He is about 175cm tall with a medium build, brown hair and black hair.

He is known to frequent the Horsham, Ballarat and Maryborough areas.

Investigators have released an image of Woods in the hope someone may have information on his current whereabouts.

Anyone who sights Woods or has information about his current whereabouts is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report at www.crimestoppersvic.com.au