POLICE were yesterday continuing their hunt for a 22-year-old man who is wanted in connection with an alleged stabbing at a holiday park in St Leonards.

Charlie Casey is wanted on suspicion of assaulting a 24-year-old woman from Wales at Oakdene Forest Park on Wednesday, May 21.

The victim sustained non life-threatening injuries during the incident and was taken to Poole Hospital.

Police say Casey absconded from an open prison at the end of April.

Officers are advising members of the public that they should not approach if they see him.

Casey is white, six feet one inch tall and of average build. He has short dark brown hair and blue eyes and speaks with an Irish accent.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Charlie Casey should call their local police force on 101 or call 999 with any current sightings.