POLICE have released an image of a wanted man from Knowsley who is on the run from prison.

Paul Wilson, 49, has failed to return to HMP Kirkham after being granted a temporary licence from prison, Merseyside Police say.

A force statement added: "He is described as white, 6ft tall, of medium build with green eyes.

"Enquiries are ongoing to locate Wilson and return him to prison.

"Wilson is originally from the Huyton area but has links to Blackpool and Brighton."

If you see Wilson or hold any information, contact us @MerPolCC on Twitter, ‘Merseyside Police Contact Centre’ on Facebook, or anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 with reference 23000105176.