A convicted robber is on the run from prison.

Police are appealing for information to find wanted prison absconder Jack Joynson.

Joynson, 21, absconded from HMP Kirkham on Monday where he was serving a four year sentence for offences including attempt robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

He is white, 5ft 10in tall, of slight build with brown hair, blue eyes and is clean shaven.

He has a tattoo of ‘Dad’ on his right arm.

Joynson has links to the Northwich area of Cheshire.

Insp Helen Bevan, of Lancashire Police, said: “Joynson is wanted by police after absconding from prison.

“He could be violent and we would urge the public not to approach him.

“If you have seen him, or a man matching his description, call police immediately.”

Anyone with information can call police on 101 or email forcecontrolroom@lancashire.police.uk quoting log 1550 of April 18.

In an emergency always call 999.