Hunt for Scarborough man Scott Watson

Scott Stephen Watson
Scott Stephen Watson

North Yorkshire Police is appealing for information to help return convicted burglar Scott Stephen Watson back to prison.

The 27-year-old was released from prison in March this year having been jailed for 52 weeks in March 2014 for burgling a house in Lowdale Avenue, Scarborough, in2013.

Watson breached his prison release licence after he was arrested and charged for a string of alleged theft of food from local shops in August and September. He is due to appear at Scarborough Magistrates’ Court on October 10 in relation to these offences.

The Probation Service authorised a warrant for his arrest and recall to prison for failing to abide by his prison release licence of not committing any offences.

Watson is described as white, 5ft 7in tall, short dark-brown hair, blue eyes, with a medium build.

As well as the Eastfield area of Scarborough and Ryedale, Watson also has links in Middlesbrough.

Anyone with information that could help track down Scott Watson, including possible sightings should call North Yorkshire Police without delay on 101, select option 1, and speak to the Force Control Room.

Alternatively, pass information to Crimestoppers on 0800 555111 if you would prefer to remain anonymous.

uote reference number 12160163266 when providing information about this case.