Dewsbury and Kirklees burglar wanted on recall

Police are searching for Ryan Dufton
Police are searching for Ryan Dufton

West Yorkshire police have issued an urgent appeal to trace a wanted Dewsbury and Kirlees convicted burglar.

Ryan Dufton, 34, is wanted on recall to prison.

He is believed to be in the Dewsbury area although he has links to Leeds.

Kirklees CID is urging residents to contact them if they have seen or have information about Dufton.

He is described as white, about five foot nine, with shaved fair hair, pictured.

He has tribal signs tattooed on his left forearm and dots tattooed on the knuckles of his left hand.

Detective Inspector Jim Griffiths of Kirklees CID, said: “We are doing everything we can to locate Dufton and are working with officers across the West Yorkshire Police area to find him. What we need is assistance from the public to help us locate this individual who has convictions for burglary and could well be in Dewsbury, Huddersfield or in Leeds.

“It is an offence to breach the terms of a prison licence and its is important we locate this man and send him back to prison. I would ask anyone who sees him or has information about his whereabouts not to approach him but to contact the police immediately on 101.”