Missing Man Wanted By Police For Prison Recall

Preston Police are looking for a man who is wanted for a recall to prison following a burglary offence.

John McKechnie has disappeared after being wanted for a recall to prison, now police are asking for more information on his whereabouts.

Police have reported, ‘McKechnie, 24, of West Park Avenue, Ashton-On-Ribble, is described as white, 5ft 9in tall, of proportionate build. He has short, dark-brown hair, brown eyes and is clean shaven.

‘He has links to the Larches, Savick, Ashton, Ribbleton and city centre areas.’

Police have asked the public not to approach McKechnie as he is thought to be potentially dangerous.

Sgt Scott Archer, of Preston Police, said, ‘McKechnie is wanted on prison recall and for a burglary offence in Bold Street in Preston in December.

‘We urgently need to locate this individual and strongly appeal to the public to contact police with any information that will lead to an arrest.

‘He is believed to be violent and we would urge people not to approach him, but instead contact police providing a clothing description if seen.

‘I would urge anyone who knows where McKechnie is to come forward.’

Anyone with information can contact police on (01772) 209729 or (01772) 209783 or email 2954@lancashire.pnn.police.uk. In an emergency, always call 999.

Anthony Gilmour

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