POLICE are hunting a 20-year-old who is wanted on recall to prison.

William Patrick Smith, originally from Wirral, was released on license after serving part of his sentence for an imitation gun offence.

He has failed to adhere to his release conditions and has since been recalled to prison.

Smith is white, around 6ft tall, of slim build with brown hair and blue eyes.

Anyone who recognises Smith or knows of his whereabouts is asked to contact Merseyside Police via social media @MerPolCC, call 101 or contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.