Shocking figures uincovered by the YEP have revealed there are currently 13 convicted sex offenders missing in West Yorkshire.
The list includes one who has been missing for nearly four years and five who have last known addresses in leeds.
West Yorkshire Police decklined our request to identify the missing offenders.
Since 2000, there have been 430 cases of sex offenders who have had to be hunted down after going missing.
Two of these escaped police for six-and-a-half years.