Officers from Hampshire Constablary are appealing for information to help trace Lincoln McLean from Southampton.
The 28-year-old is wanted on recall to prison to complete a sentence for robbery after breaching the conditions of his licence.
Police have followed various lines of enquiry to locate McLean, but are now turning to the public for assistance.
He is described as black, 6ft 2ins tall and of medium build. This description and the photo are from 2017.
He is thought to be in the Southampton area.
Anyone found to be harbouring him to deliberately obstruct our attempts to locate him may be committing an offence and be liable for arrest themselves.
Members of the public are warned not to attempt to approach him.
If you see McLean, or know where he is, please call police immediately on 101, quoting 44180383684.
Alternatively, you can contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111, where information can be left anony