Escaped from HMP Kirkham in October.

Appeal for absconded prisoner.

From Lancashire Police –

We are appealing for information to find wanted man Carl Gilgun.

Gilgun, 38, absconded from HMP Kirkham in October where he was serving a four year sentence for robbery and possession of a firearm.

He is also wanted by police in connection with an assault on a woman in the Bamber Bridge area earlier today (Thursday, December 2).

Gilgun has links to the Chorley, Bamber Bridge and Leyland areas.

He should not be approached. For immediate sightings, please call 999.

PC Jess Hill, of Lancashire Police, said: “Gilgun is wanted by police and I would encourage anyone who has seen him, or has information related to his whereabouts, to come forward.

“I would also ask Gilgun to do the right thing and come forward and speak to police immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email

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