Preston Police still trying to trace two wanted men with links to city

Posted on - 29th August, 2021 - 9:01am | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, Preston News
Robert Gavin (left) and Ryan Jermy Pic: Preston Police

Police are continuing their appeal to trace some of Lancashire’s most wanted criminals.


Two of them have links to the Preston area and police are asking residents to get in contact if they see them, but do not approach them.

Both men are wanted as part of Operation Hunter – with Lancashire Police releasing details of those wanted in connection with serious crimes across the city and county.

Ryan Jermy

Ryan Jermy. Pic: Lancashire Police

Jermy is wanted after he failed to attend court in February charged with domestic abuse related offences.

He is also wanted in connection with an investigation into making threats to cause criminal damage and malicious communication.

The 29-year-old formerly of Redwood Drive, Chorley, is believed to be living in a tent in the Bamber Bridge area.

Jermy is described as 5ft 10in tall of slim build with green eyes, thick brown hair and full beard.

As well as the Preston area Jermy also has links across East Lancashire.

Anyone with information is asked to contact 101 or email

Read more: Police say these are Preston, South Ribble and Chorley’s most wanted criminals

Robert Gavin

Robert Gavin. Pic: Lancashire Police

Gavin is wanted after absconding from HMP Kirkham.

He absconded from prison last month where he is serving a life sentence for robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

The public are advised not to approach Gavin as he is known to be violent, but instead contact police immediately by calling 999.

The 44-year-old formerly of Preston is described as 5ft 7in tall of slim build with green eyes and short dark brown hair.

He also has a tattoo of the name Chloe on his lower right arm.

Anyone with information on where he may be is asked to contact 101 or email or

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