POLICE are searching for a registered sex offender who could be in Brighton.

Abib Gueye, from of Sheffield, is wanted by police after failing to observe sex offender register requirements.

The 31-year-old is black, of slim build, approximately 6ft tall and has black hair.

Police want to hear from anyone who has seen or spoken to Gueye recently, or knows where he may be staying.

He is known to frequent the area of Brighton in Sussex and is believed either to be in the Brighton or Sheffield areas.

A spokesman from South Yorkshire Police said: "If you see Gueye, please do not approach him but instead call 999.

"If you have any other information about where he might be, please call 101.

"You can also pass information to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111."