A wanted man has taunted police on Facebook by replying to their post about his warrant notice saying "catch me if you can".

Jordan Carr, 20, from Enfield wrote the comment on a Facebook post by Bedfordshire Police about his warrant notice.

The post was appealing for help from the public in locating him in connection with an 'incident' from January last year, and he is wanted on recall from prison.

The post says "We are asking for the public's help in locating Carr, as we would like to speak to him in connection with an incident in Kempston."

The post goes on to describe the man saying: "He is described as approximately six-foot-tall, of medium build with short afro hair.

Jordan Carr's reply on Facebook had gained over 5,000 likes by March 3

"He has the word ‘Mum’ tattooed on his hand and a small scar in the middle of his right hand."

After the post was made, a Facebook profile named Jordan Carr replied saying "Catch me if u can".

His comment went on to receive more than 5,000 likes by Wednesday (March 3).

Bedfordshire Police say the man is still wanted in connection with the incident

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Detective Constable David Gordon, who is hunting Mr Carr, said: "We are asking for the public's help in locating Carr, as we would like to speak to him in connection with an incident in Kempston.

“If anyone knows of his whereabouts and is assisting him in any way, you may be at risk of committing a criminal offence.”

Members of the public are asked not to approach him and to instead call 101 immediately if they see him or have any information on his whereabouts quoting reference number 40/AD/15893/20.

A spokesperson for Bedfordshire police also said: "Jordan Carr is still wanted in connection with an incident we are investigating, and our officers are currently following several lines of enquiry."