Police hunt for violent York offender who has gone AWOL

22 Jun 2016 @ 3.06 pm
| Crime
Wanted man: Stephen Ashes
Wanted man: Stephen Ashes

Police are searching for a missing York man with a history of violence.

Stephen Kenny Ashes, 34, is wanted for breaching the terms of his prison licence and on suspicion of committing driving and drug offences while on licence.

Ashes, from the Tang Hall area, has served time in jail for aggravated burglary.

Have you seen him?

Ashes is…

around 5ft 6ins tall
of medium build.

He has

brown eyes
and brown hair, although he sometimes shaves his head.

Police are appealing for the public’s help. Acting Detective Sergeant Tom Copeland said: “Stephen Ashes is not an immediate threat to the public but he does have a history of violence and should not be approached.”

Anyone with information on his whereabouts is urged to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101 immediately.

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.