Police were hunting for a 26-year-old man on Friday who went missing from a bail hostel.

John McClintock absconded from the building in Richmond on Thursday, July 31.

He has gold teeth and tattoos of the letters D and A on his right wrist.

McClintock is white, 6ft 4ins tall and of medium build with brown hair and green eyes.

He has a 5in scar on the middle finger of his right hand, and three other scars on his back.

Richmond-upon-Thames Police report he is known to have connections in Ealing, Uxbridge and Birmingham.

Members of the public are advised to not to approach him, and to call police immediately on 101 if he is sighted.