Convicted Hull paedophile Kevin Kirk wanted by police on prison recall
Kevin Kirk was convicted of abusing a child and breaching his licence
Police are hunting for a convicted child sex offender who has gone on the run from Hull.
Kevin Charles Kirk is wanted by Humberside Police on prison recall after breaching the terms of his licence.
Kirk, 49, of no fixed address was jailed for two months for sexually assaulting a child in 2013.
After being released on licence, he was jailed again for a further 18 months after breaching his licence by failing to register his address on three separate occasions.
When arrested for the breach in November last year he was carrying a large knife. He told officers he would “stab anyone” who called him a paedophile and claimed the knife was for self-defence. He admitted it was his knife and that he had owned it since 2011 and received an eight month sentence for possession of a knife.
Kirk, who frequents east Hull, was ordered to sign the sex offenders register for seven years, but has refused to do so because he does not accept his conviction.
Officers are now appealing to the public to help them find him after they were unable to locate him at their address searches. Officers have also urged him to hand himself in.
Humberside Police has not released the nature of the alleged breach.
Officers would like to hear from him or anyone who may know his current whereabouts.
People are being asked not to approach Kirk but advise police if they have any information about his whereabouts. is asked to call police on 101 quoting log number 88 of, Tuesday, January 10.