Lancashire Police search for missing sex offender last seen in Preston after he failed to attend probation appointments

Norman Ormerod
Norman Ormerod
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Lancashire Police are looking for a missing sex offender - last seen in Preston - wanted on recall to prison.

Norman Ormerod went missing from an address in Clitheroe on Sunday, August 2, and has failed to attend probation appointments.

He was last seen in Preston on Sunday, August 9.

The 45-year-old was convicted of making indecent images of children in 2011 and 2015.

Ormerod has links to Lancashire and Cumbria and may have travelled to the North Yorkshire or Humberside areas.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is urged to contact police immediately.

Det Sgt Steve Munro, of Lancashire Police, said: “Ormerod has been wanted for over a month now and is in breach of his licence requirements.

“He is believed to have travelled to the Yorkshire area and could be camping.

“I would advise anyone with information not to approach him but to contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on (01254) 353520 or email 2921@lancashire.pnn.police.uk Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org