SANTA’S ‘naughty list’ returns this Christmas to help Cheshire Police catch up with prolific offenders.

As part of the ‘All We Want For Christmas’ campaign, which begins on Saturday, December 1, faces of those on the list will be shared online.

The campaign will also feature safety messages and advice and highlight drink and drug driving in conjunction with Cheshire Fire.

Supt Laura Marler, who is overseeing the Christmas operations, said: “At this time of the year, thieves do their own brand of shopping and we regularly appeal to the public for information that can help us as we try to track down our most prolific offenders who seem determined to evade us.

“There is a serious message behind the ‘cartoon’ element of the naughty list campaign.

"Individuals who try to evade the courts are denying victims their chance to see justice done and this can often leave many of those affected by crime unable to move on with their lives.

"We remain resolute in our pursuit of those who believe they are above the law and to ensuring they are held to account for the crimes they have committed.”

Keep an eye on social media for updates throughout December.

You can contact Cheshire Police on 101.