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Police relaunch appeal for wanted Harrogate man

North Yorkshire Police has relaunched its appeal for a wanted Harrogate man who has been recalled back to prison.

Police relaunch appeal for wanted Harrogate man North Yorkshire Police has relaunched its appeal for a wanted Harrogate man who has been recalled back to prison. Bailey George Samuel Townend, aged 21, is believed to be evading arrest in the local area. He was released from prison on licence on Wednesday 1st November 2023 after being handed a 51-week custodial sentence for burglary and theft offences. However, the Probation Service has reported that Townend has failed to reside at approved accommodation in Leeds, thereby breaching his licence. A police spokesperson said:

“Enquiries are have been ongoing in the Harrogate and Leeds areas in the effort to return Townend to prison. “If you can help us track him down, please report information to North Yorkshire Police on 101, option 4, and speak to the Force Control Room.”
Townend is described as white, 5ft 8in tall, slim build, with short brown hair and green eyes. For immediate sightings, dial 999 to ensure a rapid response. Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online. Please quote reference number 12230220557 when providing details. Read more local stories from Your Harrogate here.

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