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Police appeal to find Redditch man wanted on recall to prison

West Mercia Police is appealing to the local community to help locate a Redditch man who is wanted on recall to prison.

Martin Masters, aged 30, was released from HMP Hewell Prison in Redditch on 30 June 2017 after serving a total of 8 weeks for an offence of racially aggravated harassment, alarm and distress and a second offence of using threatening, abusive, insulting words and behaviour.

He has since breached his licence conditions, he is wanted by officers after failing to comply with his licence release conditions and was recalled to prison on the 11 July 2017, due to failing to failing to attend appointments with his supervising officer, displaying poor behaviour and allegedly committing a further offence.

Masters is described as a white man of an average build and has short brown hair.

Detective Inspector Ed Slough or West Mercia Police said: "Extensive efforts have been made to find him, but he remains outstanding and officers are requesting the public's help to find him.

"If you have any information relating to Martin's whereabouts or if you see him out and about, then please do not approach him and instead contact 999."

He is believed to have connections in the Redditch area.

Alternatively, you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online via their website https://crimestoppers-uk.org/ . No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.

Issued: 3:52pm, Friday 14 July 2017, Kieren Bodill, Corporate Communications

Published 14/07/17