A convicted rapist is on the run from police after failing to return to an approved address.

Police are now appealing for information to find 37-year-old Kevin Anthony Wyatt, also known as David Edge, after he left the premises in Accrington earlier this month.

Wyatt was handed a 10 year prison sentence for rape at Preston Crown Court in April 2016.

He is described as white, 5ft 11in tall and of stocky build.

He has a number of tattoos, including a cross symbol with the word ‘Grandma’ on his left arm, a tattoo of ‘2 GUNS’ on his back and a tattoo of a bird on his chest.

Wyatt has links to several areas in Cumbria, including Barrow-in-Furness, Whitehaven, Carlisle and Dalton-in-Furness. He also has links to Blackpool and Worcester.

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Police are very concerned following his disappearance.

Det Con Kyle Hazelaar, of Lancashire Police, said: “Wyatt is wanted on prison recall after failing to return to approved premises.

“He is considered a high risk offender and he should not be approached.

“If you have any information about his whereabouts please come forward.”

If you can help police please call 101 or (01254) 353246.

Alternatively you can email 2213@lancashire.police.uk 

In an emergency always call 999.

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