Wanted man taunts Northamptonshire Police on Facebook

Picture on Andy Fox's Facebook page. Image copyright Facebook
Image caption Andrew John Fox is wanted on recall to prison following an assault conviction

A man on the run from police has taunted officers with a series of Facebook posts.

Andrew Fox, 32, formerly of Orchard Green, Northampton, was convicted of assault and has been missing since 6 July.

Northamptonshire Police said he had breached the terms of his licence and was wanted on recall to prison.

In a Facebook post Fox wrote "Hello Mr Officer" with a photo of himself making an offensive gesture near a police car.

He also posted a number of memes in the comments section of a police Facebook post appealing for help in catching him.

The posts, which included a picture with the words "peek-a-boo", have since been removed.

A police spokeswoman said the force was "keen to locate him".

Image copyright Northamptonshire Police
Image caption Fox has been missing since 6 July

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