Man Convicted Of Sex Offences In UK Believed To Be In Ireland

Gardaí in Limerick have issued an appeal for help to trace Mian Shahid, a Pakistani national wanted by UK police.

It is believed that the 19-year-old travelled to Ireland from Scotland earlier this year. He was last seen in the Foynes areas of Limerick on the 11 August 2015.

Mian Shahid was convicted (in his absence) at Stafford Crown Court on 13 April 2015 of two counts of sexual assault of a female. A warrant was issued for his arrest on 14 April 2015. On 20th May 2015 at the same Court he was sentenced to 30 months imprisonment for this offence, also in his absence.

Following the receipt of a European arrest warrant Gardai have carried out extensive enquires but have failed to establish his current whereabouts.

Gardai are making the following appeal:

• Mian Shahid to contact Gardai as he is subject to the reporting provisions of the Sex Offenders Act 2001 in Ireland.

• Driver of a car in which Mian Shahid was observed as a passenger travelling in the Foynes areas to contact Gardai.

• Anyone with information about the movement of Mian Shahid in Ireland and in particular his current whereabouts to contact Gardai.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Henry Street Gardai station on 061 212400 or the Garda confidential line 1800 666 111


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