Hunt for missing prisoner

Police are Kent are hunting for a prisoner who has failed to return from community release.

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Police hunt for convicted robber who fails to return to prison

Keith Cockerton has been missing since 8pm on Saturday night Credit: Kent Police

The public are being warned not to approach a convicted robber who has failed to return to prison.

28-year-old Keith William Cockerton has been missing since 8 pm on Saturday 11 August when he didn't arrive back at Blantyre House Prison near Goudhurst in Kent.

Cockerton is serving an indeterminate sentence for Robbery and was on Community Release.

He is described as white, 5ft 10in tall with shaved ginger hair. He was last seen wearing a baby pink coloured polo shirt and powder blue shorts.

The public are being warned not to approach him but to report any sightings of his whereabouts to Kent Police.

Anyone with information about his whereabouts is asked to contact Detective Sergeant Benjamin Turner on 101.

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