Ashton man wanted after absconding from prison

Lancashire Police are appealing for information after a prisoner from Ashton under Lyne absconded.

Adrian Gilworth, 34, went missing from HMP Kirkham yesterday (Wednesday, August 29).

Adrian Gilworth

He is described as white, 6ft to 6ft 2in tall, of medium build with short brown hair and brown eyes. He has a tattoo on his neck of ‘Ruby’ and tattoos of ‘Claire’ and a tribal tattoo on his arm.

Gilworth was jailed in 2017 for robbery and possession of an offensive weapon.

He has links to the Lancashire and Greater Manchester areas.

A Lancashire Police spokesman said: “Have you seen Adrian Gilworth? We want to find him after he absconded from HMP Kirkham.

“If you have seen him, or know where he is, please contact police immediately.”

Anyone with information can contact police on 101 or email quoting log 1434 of August 29.

Alternatively, independent charity Crimestoppers can be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111 or online at



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