DETECTIVES have launched an appeal in a bid to trace a registered sex offender after skipped court and fled to Belfast.
Glasgow sex beast Lorcan Halton, 45, failed to show up for court two months ago.
According to police, Halton was last seen in Cairnryan, Thursday, January 9, where he boarded a ferry to Belfast.
Anyone with information about Halton’s whereabouts is asked to contact police, who say he should not be approached by members of the public.
Halton is described as white, about 6ft tall and of medium build with brown hair. He has a distinctive scar on his right arm.
When he was last seen he was wearing dark jeans and a shirt.
Det Insp Craig Willison, of Police Scotland, said: “Mr Halton was due to attend court on 15 January but failed to appear and has not been seen since, although further inquiries revealed a sighting of him in Cairnryan on Thursday 9 January 2014 where he was boarding a ferry bound for Belfast.
“I would ask anyone who has seen Mr Halton, or who has any information regarding his whereabouts to contact Police Scotland.
“I would advise that no one approaches him, but rather contact police immediately.”
Anyone who knows of Halton’s whereabout is asked to ring the PSNI on 101.