POLICE are searching for a man who has breached his licence conditions.

49-year-old Keri John Phillips, from the Nelson area, is being recalled to prison.

In a statement, Gwent Police said: "We’re appealing for information to locate 49 year old Keri John Phillips from the Nelson area, who has breached his licence conditions after being released from prison on December 19 2017.

"Keri received a prison sentence for assault after being sentenced at Newport Magistrates Court on October 23 2017.

"Due to the fact that Keri, who was released on licence, breached their licence conditions they have now been recalled to prison."

Anyone with information is being urged to call 101 quoting 1800254088 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.