Hawke's Bay Police are seeking Paul Ashley Chadwick, who has a warrant for his arrest in relation to a charge of wounding with intent to cause grievous bodily harm.

Chadwick is 52 years old, described as having a fat to solid build, 173cm tall, and has greying hair [photo is several years old].

He is a senior Mongrel Mob leader in Hawke's Bay, and Police say he should not be approached.

Anyone who knows where Chadwick is should call 111, or any information relating to his possible whereabouts can also be given to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.