POLICE have released images of men wanted over a range of offences including threats to kill, assault and prison recall.

The public are advised not to approach them but to report any sihting to police on 101.

Matthew Lang, 31, from the Galligreaves area of Blackburn, is wanted in connection with making threats to kill and assault. He is white, 5ft 7ins, with brown hair and brown eyes.

Bilal Akhtar, 29, who is from Blackburn, is wanted on recall to prison. He is described described as being Asian, 5ft 8ins, with black hair and brown eyes.

Norman Ormerod, 47, who has previously lived in Clitheroe and Blackburn, is wanted on recall to prison. Police said he has been on the run for some time. He is a white male, 5ft 10 ins.

Waqas Altaf, 28, whose most recent address was in Burnley, is wanted on recall to prison and failing to appear at court. He is Asian, 5ft 7ins and of a proportionate build.