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Public urged ‘do not approach’ Preston man wanted over child exploitation

Written by on November 24, 2021

Police have launched an urgent search for a wanted man and urged the public not to approach him.

Gary Hampson is being sought in connection with an investigation into the supply of class A drugs in the Preston area.

Officers also want to speak to the 22-year-old in relation to the exploitation of children, as part of the same investigation.

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He is described as 6ft 1ins tall, of slim build, with brown eyes and short, light brown hair.

Hampson has links to Ashton-on-Ribble, Plungington, Ingol, Fulwood and Preston city centre.

Anyone who has seen him, or thinks they know where he is, is asked not to approach him but to contact Lancashire Police straight away.

PC Paul Moseley, of Preston Police, said: “We would like to speak to Gary Hampson as part of our investigation and are asking anybody with information about where he may be to get in touch.”

Anybody with information should call 01772 209 940 or, if they get no answer, 101.

Alternatively you can email 2954@lancashire.pnn.police.uk or forcecontrolroom@lancashire.pnn.police.uk.

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