A CRIMINAL who is wanted on recall to prison has sparked a police manhunt.

Edward Scobie has breached his licence and Hampshire police are now asking for help from members of the public to trace him.

Officers have followed various lines of enquiry and believe he is in the Andover area, but he also has links to Fareham.

Members of the public are warned not to approach the 22-year-old.

Scobie was convicted of robbery at Winchester Crown Court in March 2016.

He is described as white, around 5ft 7ins tall, of slim build, blue eyes and brown hair.

Scobie described as having a scar on his right wrist and has been known to have a goatee.

Anyone who sees Scobie, or knows where he is, is asked to call police immediately on 999, quoting 44190100176.