Police are searching for a burglar with links to Cornwall who is wanted on recall to prison.

Police are asking for information on Anthony Chieke, 45, who was released from prison on 9 July after serving a sentence of 42 months for burglary. He has since broken the conditions of his licence and has been recalled to prison. He was last residing at a hostel in Kew.

PC Dave Simms from Richmond Police, said: "We have carried out extensive enquiries to try and locate Anthony Chieke, but so far, these have been unsuccessful so we are now appealing to members of the public to assist us. If anyone knows his whereabouts or has any information then please contact Richmond Police.

"Anthony Chieke is also known as Abraham or Ibrahim Jakobovisicheke. He is known to frequent different parts of the country and has no known address but he most recently spent time in Devon and Cornwall.

"He is very distinctive looking and sounding. He is 6ft 7" tall. He is of slim build with dark hair, balding on top. He has a small bump on the right side of his head."

If anyone know the whereabouts of Anthony Chieke and can assist police in their enquiries please contact Richmond Police on 020 8721 5894 or on 101. For an immediate sighting of Chieke please call 999.