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 email@example.com 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 crimestoppers-uk.org.