A MANHUNT has been launched to find a wanted man in Southampton.

Christy Flaherty, 26, is wanted on recall to prison to complete his sentence for arson endangering life after he recently breached the conditions of his license.

Flaherty is from Southampton and is still believed to be in Hampshire.

Hampshire have been carrying out a number of enquiries to locate him, and now they are asking the public to help find him.

Flaherty is described as; white; 5 feet 7 inches; slim build; dark brown hair; and blue eyes.

Police said that Flaherty knows that he is wanted on recall and is deliberately evading arrest.

Members of the public should not approach Flaherty.

If you see him, or know where he is, please call police immediately on 999, quoting 44190368769.

Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anonymously.

Officers warned that anyone found to be harbouring Flaherty to deliberately obstruct attempts to locate him may be committing an offence and be liable for arrest and prosecution themselves.