September 2016

Hunt for sex offender who went missing after prison release


POLICE are searching for a sex offender who has gone missing after being released from prison.

Alan Patrick Jenkins, 50, was jailed this year for failing to comply with the notification requirements of the Sexual Offences Act 2003.

He was released from prison on licence last Friday, September 16 after serving part of a 24-week sentence for indecent images of children

However, since his release he has failed to comply with the notification requirements of his licence.

He is now wanted by police.

Detective Superintendent Chris Naughton, of Dorset Police, said: “I am releasing a photo of Alan Patrick Jenkins in the hope that someone will know of his whereabouts.

“Alan was last seen in Bournemouth on the day of his release from prison.

“While we have no information that Alan presents a direct risk to the public, anyone who sees Alan should not approach him but immediately contact Dorset Police on 999.”

Alan is white, six feet tall, of medium build and with short brown greying hair and blue eyes.

Anyone who sees Alan should call Dorset Police immediately on 999.

Anyone else with information is asked to contact Dorset Police via or by calling 101, quoting occurrence number 55160140682.