James Doherty – Wanted for Prison Recall

Police are trying to trace a wanted man from Blackburn.

James Doherty, 53, of St Peter’s Street from the town is wanted for recall from prison after he was released on licence on 2 October 2014 for a burglary offence but has absconded from the address he was registered to.

Doherty is known to have links to the Rossendale Valley, particularly Haslingden and Bacup, and also Rochdale.

Sgt Martin Storey from Lancashire Police’s Offender Management Unit said “We are keen to locate James Doherty and so I urge anyone with information regarding his contact the police.

“I would advise also the public not to approach him but to alert us straightway.

James Doherty is described as white, 5ft 11ins, medium build with grey cropped hair.

Anyone with information cam contact police on 101.

Alternatively, they can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at Crimestoppers-uk.org. No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.