Police are looking for 19-year-old Matthew McRae who is wanted for arrest.

McRae is believed to be in the Masterton area but has links throughout the Wellington, Hutt Valley, and Central Districts.

McRae has distinctive tattoos on his face and neck. He has a criminal history of violent and vehicle related offending, so he should not be approached.

If anybody knows of his whereabouts please contact your local Police station or phone 111. Information can also be shared anonymously via CrimeStoppers on 0800 555 111.