Police hunt escaped prisoner with links to Buntingford

Daniel Puncheon

Daniel Puncheon - Credit: Archant

POLICE are appealing for help catching a man who has been on the run for two weeks.

Bedfordshire Police are appealing for information on the whereabouts of Daniel Puncheon, 33, who absconded from HMP Spring Hill, in Buckinghamshire, on May 19.

He was given an indeterminate sentence, with a minimum tariff of two years, for firearms offences in 2006, relating to an attempted robbery in Bedford in which an immitation firearm was used.

Originally from Mansfield in Nottinghamshire, he has links to Buntingford as well as other parts of Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire. He is described as a white man, 6’ tall with a stocky build and short dark brown hair.

Anyone with information should contact police on 999, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.