Man missing from Lancashire prison

Anthony Donnellan, 38, missing from Kirkham Prison
Anthony Donnellan, 38, missing from Kirkham Prison
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An appeal has been launched to help police find a man missing from Kirkham Prison.

Anthony Donnellan, 38, of Harpurhey, Manchester, went missing from the prison on Saturday after being granted temporary release.

Donnellan had been serving a two year sentence for possession of a Class B drug with intent to supply.

He is described as white, 5ft 11in tall, of medium build, with short black hair, brown eyes and a tribal tattoo on his right arm.

He has links to Manchester and Merseyside.

Det Sgt Angela Grey, of Lancashire Police, said: “If you have seen Donnellan or know of his whereabouts, I would urge you to contact the police as soon as possible.

“Similarly, if Donnellan sees this appeal, I would advise him to hand himself in at a local police station.

“We are actively seeking him and it’s just a matter of time before we find him.”

Anybody with information is asked to email quoting log reference 0111 of October 9.

Alternatively police can be contacted on 101 or independent charity Crimestoppers can be reached anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at