Police hunt man, 38, who is ‘a risk to young children’ and known for committing offences on London Underground

Police are hunting a wanted man who has been deemed a risk to young children and is known for committing offences on the London Underground.

Mohammed Shahid Ali, 38, is wanted on a recall to prison after failing to comply with the conditions of his release.

Members of the public who spot Ali should not approach him, and instead call 999 immediately.

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Officers say that Ali had been living in the Newham area, but his last confirmed location was Tilbury Town – and that he is known to commit offences on the railway and Tube networks.

He frequents the City of London and Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets – as well as having links to Kent, Essex, Norfolk and Suffolk.

Ali is described as having grey and curly receding hair which is messy on the sides, and has a thick beard.

He typically wears a woolly hat, navy blue jogging bottoms, black jacket and red and white trainers.

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A Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: “Anyone who knows the whereabouts of Ali should call police on 999 immediately.”

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC, quoting reference CAD 3579/13JAN.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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