Police searching for wanted man believed to be in Preston

Posted on - 19th November, 2020 - 12:43pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Aaron Whitney is wanted on recall to prison
Aaron Whitney is wanted on recall to prison

Preston Police are appealing for information to help find a wanted man.


Aaron Whitney, 22, is wanted by police on recall to prison having breached his licence conditions.

Whitney left his approved premises in Carlisle, Cumbria, on November 9 and is believed to now be in the Preston area.

He was convicted in March 2020 of several assaults against a woman and sending threats to a man.

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The 22-year-old is described as white, 5ft 7in tall, of slim build with short, fair hair. He has a tattoo of ‘Play Pause Rewind Etc’ on his right arm.

He has links to the Blackpool, Preston, Blackburn and West Yorkshire areas.

Police are appealing to anyone who knows where he is to come forward.

PC Andy Carroll, of Lancashire Police’s Offender Management Unit, said: “Whitney knows he is wanted by police and I would urge him to do the right thing and come forward immediately.

“If you know where he is or have any information please call police as soon as possible.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email

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