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Public warned not to approach a Bamber Bridge man wanted in connection with assault on teenager

Posted on - 12th June, 2020 - 3:18pm | Author - | Posted in - Bamber Bridge, Crime, Preston News, Uncategorized
Adam Yusif Bhamji

Police are looking for a man in connection with an assault on a 16-year-old boy and his father.

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Adam Yusif Bhamji, 37, who also uses the surname Birch, is wanted in connection with the incident which took place on a car park between Ellen Street and St Mary’s Street, Bamber Bridge and around 00:30am on May 23.

Bhamji is described as around 5ft 8ins, of medium build, with short dark hair. He also has multiple tribal tattoos on his arms, back and neck.

He was sentenced in December 2015 for ten years for Aggravated Burglary and Assault, and released on April 27th on licence. Bhamji is now wanted on recall to prison after it is suspected he has breached the terms of his release.

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Anyone who sees Bhamji should not approach him but contact police immediately.

A spokesperson for Lancashire Police said: “He has not listened to pleas from his probation worker to hand himself in, so we are appealing directly to Bhamji to do the right thing and contact us. We would also urge anyone who sees him, or has any information about his whereabouts, to please let us know.”

For immediate sightings of Bhamji, please call 999. Anyone with information can contact 101 or email 4923@lancashire.pnn.police.uk quoting log number 0021 of May 23rd. Alternatively, you can contact independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.       

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