A MAN who has connections with Surrey Heath and has recently been released from prison is already being hunted by police.

Surrey Police says it is searching for Luke Smith, 26, who has connections in the area as well as in Mytchett and Farnborough.

He is wanted for breaching conditions of his release from prison, namely failing to stay within a designated area. He was in prison for a public order offence and assault and battery.

Smith is described as white, 5ft 5 inches tall, with black hair and brown eyes.

Surrey Police said: "We believe he is mainly using public transport to travel.

"If you see Luke, or you have any information regarding his whereabouts, call 101 quoting PR/45180024165."