Man wanted for trying to smuggle contraband into Ford Prison

A man is wanted by police for trying to smuggle contraband into Ford Prison.

The South East Regional Organised Crime Unit (SEROCU) is searching for Nicholas Camilleri.

The 37-year-old of no fixed abode is wanted in connection with offences which happened between July 14 and 17, 2017 and October 31 and December 1, 2017.

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A spokesman said: "Between these dates, there were attempts to get contraband items, including mobile phones and phone accessories in to HMP Ford in West Sussex.

Nicholas Camilleri, aged 37 of no fixed abode. Picture: South East Regional Organised Crime Unit

Camilleri is described by the crime unit as around 6ft tall with brown eyes, dark hair and stubble on his face. He has a scar under his left eye on his cheekbone and a number of tattoos including the word ‘taker’ on the right-side of his neck along with three flowers in the same area. On his left arm he also has a tattoo saying ‘I have nothing to lose but everything to live for’.

Camilleri has links with South London, Brighton and other areas in Sussex, and Scotland, the crime unit said.

The spokesman added: "Camilleri has been evading capture since March 2020 and we would like the public’s help to trace him.

"If you have information which you think could help police locate him or you know where he is, please call 101 quoting Operation Ford.

"If you see Camilleri, please contact police immediately on 999. He should not be approached.

"If you would prefer to remain 100% anonymous, please call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111."