POLICE are searching for a serial harasser who sent dozens of threatening texts to his ex.

Wiltshire Police have shared Sussex Police's appeal to find 63-year-old John Henry Bond, who harassed his former partner with 170 text messages of a threatening nature in one week and 80 phone calls in 24 hours.

Bond pleaded guilty to harassment but has since failed to appear in court for sentencing. He is believed to be living in Poole, Dorset but has links to Salisbury and other areas.

Police have received intelligence to suggest Bond has since committed further offences, and are appealing for anyone with information to come forward.

Anyone who sees him should call 999 immediately. Anyone with information about his whereabouts should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.