The hunt for a man believed to be in north Dorset wanted by police has ended after he was found. 

Nicholas Castle, believed to be in north Dorset was wanted by detectives on a prison recall and is now in police custody.

The 26-year-old was wanted for failing to comply with the terms of his licence following his release from jail, as well as failing to attend court in connection with reported burglary offences.

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Officers from Dorset Police had issued an appeal to members for the public to locate Castle after he had been seen in the Shaftesbury and Gillingham areas of the county.

A spokesperson for Dorset Police said: "Following enquiries, he was arrested at an address in Gillingham on Thursday June 13 and is currently in custody.

"We would like to thank members of the public who responded to our appeal."