Accrington man wanted on prison recall

Have you seen this man?

Kevin King-Yates, 22, from Accrington
Kevin King-Yates, 22, from Accrington

Kevin King-Yates, 22, from Accrington, is wanted for recall to prison after breaching the terms of his licence in relation to a previous conviction for burglary which he was sentenced for in January 2013.

Police want to speak to him in connection with a number of alleged offences including dangerous driving, possession with intent to supply a drug of class B, possession of an offensive weapon and other motoring offences.

He is described as white, 5ft 11ins, of medium build with hazel eyes, short light brown hair and a thin sculpted beard. He is known to have various tattoos including a pair of boxing gloves on his neck, ‘Samantha’ on the side of his leg as well as ‘loyalty’ and ‘family’ written on the side of his hands.

King-Yates has links to Padiham, Burnley, Accrington, Huncoat, Oswaldtwistle and Blackburn.

PC 1704 Nick Haworth from Burnley Police said: “I would ask the public to remain vigilant and if anyone has seen King-Yates or knows of his whereabouts, I would urge them to contact us.

“I would also appeal to King-Yates direct to hand himself in to his local police station as we will find him.”

Anybody with any information can contact police by calling 101.

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