HAMPSHIRE’S top policeman today issued an urgent plea for murder suspect Sean Bailey to hand himself in.
Chief Constable Alex Marshall also urged anyone with information about the 28-year-old’s wheerabouts to dial 999.
Bailey, from Waterlooville, is wanted in connection with the murder of Simon Warton, who died after beign stabbed in Dove Close, Waterlooville in the early hours of yesterday morning.
Mr Warton was taken to hospital after police were called to the scene at about 5.30am yesterday. Mr Warton later died.
Mr Marshall said: ‘I want Sean Bailey to hand himself in as quickly as possible. If anyone else knows where Sean Bailey is they should phone us straight away on 999. He needs to be talking to my detectives today about the recent murder in Waterlooville.
‘If anyone spots Sean Bailey do not approach him. Contact police and we will come and get him. We think he is still in Hampshire and I think we will find him quickly.’
Police yesterday released a mugshot of Bailey as they appealed for information.
Anyone with information is asked to call 101 and ask for police from Hampshire’s major crime unit quoting Operation Malvern.