Wanted man last seen in Banbury

Police are at the scene and the situation is ongoing
Police are at the scene and the situation is ongoing

Thames Valley Police is appealing for the public’s help in tracing a man who is wanted on recall to prison.

David French, 32, was last seen on July 15 in Edmonds Road, Banbury.

David French was last seen in Banbury in July

David French was last seen in Banbury in July

Mr French is described as white, 5 feet 10 inches tall, of broad build with cropped brown hair. He has a birthmark on the left side of his neck.

Det Sgt Lee Newman, from Banbury police station, said: “We are very keen to trace David. He has failed to attend his appointments following his release from prison and is known to frequent the Banbury area.

“We would like to hear from anyone who recognises David or knows of his whereabouts and ask them not to approach him but to contact police as a matter of urgency.”

Anyone with any information about the incident should contact the 24-hour Thames Valley Police enquiry centre on 101 quoting URN 1289 29/7.

If you do not want to speak directly to the police you can contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

No personal details are taken, information is not traced or recorded and you will not go to court.