Police hunt for sex offender

Jack Tyhurst
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Police are trying to trace a registered sex offender who has gone missing.

Jack Tyhurst, 19, is wanted by officers after failing to attend probation appointments and police meetings.

A spokesman for Blackpool police said: “We are trying to trace registered sex offender Jack Tyhurst, 19, who is wanted for recall to prison after failing to attend probation appointments and not keeping in contact with the police as per his licence conditions.

“Tyhurst was originally sentenced to 13 months imprisonment in 2011 for a sexual assault and attempted rape against two women.

“He is known to have links to the Bispham area of Blackpool and could be there. His home address is in Lostock Hall.”

If you have any information contact Det Con Steve Towler on (01772) 209100. Alternatively, call the police non-emergency number 101.