Police hunt Colburn man Andrew Garrett

Police are asking for help to find a Colburn man wanted for recall to prison.

Andrew Edward Garrett, 20, was released from prison under licence in January 2018 after serving one year of a two-year sentence for wounding.

He is wanted for recall to prison as he has breached the terms of his licence.

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He is believed to be in the Catterick or Colburn areas.

North Yorkshire Police say that despite extensive police enquiries to locate him, he has not been found.

It is not the first time Garrett has been on the run from police.

In November 2016 the force issued an appeal for information about Garrett after it was ruled he would be recalled to prison for failing to co-operate with the Probation Service, after his early release from Doncaster Prison.

He was later arrested after officers were alerted to the location by a member of the public who spotted a man acting suspiciously.

In 2016, Garrett was given a two-year detention order for GBH after an incident at HMP Hull.

A court heard he had stood watch while another prisoner had tried to murder an inmate by stabbing him 20 times in the face and neck.

Ryan Berry left his victim in a pool of blood after pulling out a makeshift knife from under his bed at the prison.

Garrett was seen on CCTV accompanying the victim into the cell.

Berry is then seen to follow them in shortly after.

Garrett leaves the cell, shutting and locking the door behind him.

He is then seen standing outside the door occasionally looking through the hatch to be observing whatever is taking place within.

Anyone who has seen Garrett or knows where he is now is asked to contact North Yorkshire Police on 101, select option 1 and pass information to the Force Control Room.

If you wish to remain anonymous you can pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Please quote reference number 12180031303 when passing on information.