Sex offender James Taggart has links to Portadown, Lurgan, Liverpool, Essex and Lancaster

Police are searching for sex offender James Taggart who is current ‘unlawfully at large’ and has links across NI, England and the Irish Republic.

Friday, 23rd July 2021, 11:16 am

The 27-year-old has been known to frequent Lurgan and had been previously living in a hostel in Portadown.

A PSNI spokesperson said: “Police continue to appeal for information to establish the whereabouts of 27-year-old James Taggart, who is currently unlawfully at large after his licence was revoked.

“James is subject to notification requirements as he is convicted of a sexual offence.

Unlawfully at large: James Taggart.

“James (pictured above) is described as 5’7”, slim build (around 63.5 kg), short light brown hair with receding hairline, short brown full beard, blue eyes and speaks with a Fermanagh accent.

“It is believed that James has been seen recently in the Essex area of England.

“He is known to have connections in Bradford, Lancaster and Liverpool and he is known to have connections to the Fermanagh, Belfast and Londonderry/Derry areas.

“Police would appeal to anyone who has seen James Taggart, or who knows of his whereabouts to contact us on 101.

“Police would also appeal to him directly to hand himself in.

“Alternatively, information can also be provided to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 which is 100% anonymous.”

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