Possible Sighting Of Prisoner In Gloucester

3 October 2014, 16:50 | Updated: 3 October 2014, 16:58

Escaped Leyhill prisoner Gary Cooper

Avon and Somerset Police say there has been a possible sighting of prisoner Gary Cooper in Gloucester City Centre.

He is serving a four-year sentence for a burglary in the Devon and Cornwall area and absconded from HMP Leyhill, an open prison in South Gloucestershire, on Monday 22 September.

Police are working with Gloucestershire Police and continue to appeal for anyone with any information about Gary Cooper’s whereabouts to contact them through their website or by calling 101 quoting reference 98472/14

The 53-year-old (pictured above) is described as white, about 5ft 11ins tall, with grey hair and blue eyes. He has a scar on his forehead and tattoos on his arms of a dagger and a rose, a dagger and a snake, and a mermaid.

If you see Gary please call 999 immediately.