Police fear wanted man may commit offences across South West

Police are appealing for information to locate a wanted man who they fear will commit offences across the South West.

Ian Anderson, 50, is wanted for recall to prison.

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Wanted for recall to prison: Ian Anderson

He has links to the Newton Abbot and Torquay areas but, police say, he will travel across the South West ‘and be actively involved in commercial burglaries and thefts’.

In a statement, police said: “Anderson, who was originally convicted for a high value theft, is wanted by police for breaching his licence conditions on release from prison.”

A Devon and Cornwall Police spokesperson said: “Police believe that Anderson will travel across the South West of England and be actively involved in commercial burglaries and thefts.”

Numerous enquiries have been made by police to locate and arrest him.

Devon and Cornwall Police is appealing to the public to report any sightings of Anderson who is described as white, six foot two inches in height, of slim build, with short grey hair.

If you know of his whereabouts, contact police on 999 – quoting log number 611 12/09/19.

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