Police launch urgent appeal to find wanted man who ‘may be a risk to the public’

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Wanted: Mohammed Shahid Ali (Met Police)
Wanted: Mohammed Shahid Ali (Met Police)

Police have appealed for help to find a wanted man who “may pose a risk to the public and young children”.

Mohammed Shahid Ali, 38, is wanted for recall to prison after not complying with the conditions of his release.

Officers said Ali should not be approached by the public, saying he is known to commit offences on tubes and trains.

Anyone who knows his whereabouts should dial 999, officers said.

The wanted man had been living in Newham, east London, but was his last confirmed location was in Tilbury, Essex.

He is known to frequent the City of London and Victoria Park in east London.

He also has links to Kent, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Police describe Ali as having receding hair which is grey, curly and messy on the sides and as having a thick beard.

He typically wears a woolly hat, navy blue jogging bottoms, black jacket and red and white trainers.

Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Ali should call police on 999 immediately.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC, quoting CAD 3579/13JAN.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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