Police hunt for convicted child sex offender on the run in Leeds

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Police are hunting a child sex offender who is wanted for failing to appear at court.

Toby Roy Gordon, 38, was convicted at Leeds Crown Court in November on two counts of indecent assault on a child.

He was bailed to return to the court on December 23 to be sentenced but failed to attend.

He is now circulated as wanted for failing to appear and for breach of his sex offenders register conditions.

He is described as white, 5ft 11ins tall, medium build, with short dark hair that can appear unkempt, dark-coloured eyes and eyebrows and olive skin.

The image shown is from 2012 but is still a good likeness of him.

He has links to Grimsby and Leeds but could be anywhere in the country.

Detective Inspector Marc Bowes, of Leeds District Safeguarding Unit, said: “We have been making extensive enquiries to locate Gordon since he failed to appear at court. We are now appealing to the public to help us trace his whereabouts.

“Anyone who knows where he is should not approach him but contact police immediately.”

Anyone with any information that could assist in tracing him is asked to contact Detective Constable Lee Thompson at Leeds Child Safeguarding Unit on 0113 385 9576 or via 101.

The attempted robbery happened near to the Co-Op store in Baslow Road, Totley. Picture: Google Maps.

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