Burglar who absconded from prison believed to be in Leeds

A burglar who absconded from prison is believed to be in Leeds.

Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 1:18 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th November 2019, 1:21 pm
Scott Pankhurst absconded from HMP Hatfield.

Scott Pankhurt, 37, failed to return to HMP Hatfield in Doncaster after being given day release on Saturday, November 23.

He was serving a 40-month prison sentence imposed March last year for burglaries in Headingley and Kirkstall.

Pankhurst is described as white, 5ft 10ins tall, bald and of slim build.

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He is known to frequent west Leeds, including Kirkstall, Headingley, Hawksworth and Horsforth.

Anyone who has seen him or who has any information that could assist in tracing him is asked to contact Leeds District Crime Team via 101 quoting reference 13190604616.