A man wanted on burglary charges escaped from police custody whilst in hospital.

Adam Ashworth, 32, from Burnley, was arrested this week for burglary and taken into custody.

Yesterday (Wednesday) he made off from officers during a medical appointment at Royal Blackburn Hospital.

He is 5ft 6, of slim build, with a receding hairline and often wears a cap.

Anyone with information is asked to call 101, quoting log LC-20221123-0997 of November 23.