Police hunt for violent man wanted on prison recall

Posted on - 28th August, 2019 - 3:07pm | Author - | Posted in - Ashton-on-Ribble, Crime, Preston News
Paul Hope is wanted by police

Police are looking for a violent criminal who has breached the terms of his licence.


Paul Hope, 39, was jailed in July 2018 for causing actual bodily harm.

He is now wanted on recall to prison.

He is described as white, around 6ft tall, of medium build, with receding, short, dark brown hair, blue eyes and a short black beard. He has links to Ashton on Ribble area of the city.

Police are urging members of the public not to approach him but to contact them if they have any information about where he may be.

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PC Paul Moseley, of Preston Police, said: “We are asking anybody with information about Mr Hope’s whereabouts to get in touch with us as soon as possible. If you have seen him please do not approach him, but contact us immediately.

“Similarly we would urge Mr Hope, if he sees this appeal, to attend the nearest police station.”

Anybody with information is asked to email or call 101 or 01772 209735.

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