Wanted Marlon ‘Ziggy’ Dickens updated his social media page his own wanted appeal in a bid to help police find him.
Aged 21 the man added a wanted appeal released by police and added to his social media just minutes after the article went live.
Police have described him as 5ft 6in tall, with a medium build and short dark hair.
He is wanted for alleged drugs offences and an assault .
He is further wanted for failing to answer his bail and failing to appear in court over the past few months.
A police spokesman said: “Dickens has connections all over Stoke-on-Trent and officers are carrying out numerous inquiries to try to locate him.”
Anyone who has seen Dickens should call the police on 101, quoting incident number 392 of April 15, or call Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.