Eglington was remanded in custody charged with robbery in relation to an incident in Bournemouth on Thursday and on 25 March appeared at Poole Magistrates’ Court.
He has been described as white, five feet 11 inches tall and of medium build, with dark brown hair and a beard.
Dorset Police Superintendent Heather Dixey, said: “I would like to reassure members of the public that we have a number of officers carrying out searches and other enquiries in a bid to locate Kyle Eglington as soon as possible and return him to lawful custody.
“I would urge anyone who has sees a man in the area in just his underwear and socks, or who matches the description given above and appears to be avoiding detection, to please report it to us.
“There is nothing at this time to suggest he poses a risk to the general public, however, we would urge people not to approach him and to please dial 999 immediately.
“There will be an extensive police presence in the area as we carry out these enquiries and officers can be approached by members of the community with any concerns.”
If any members of the public see Eglington should call 999, Dorset Police said, and anyone with information should dial 101 quoting incident number 26:244 or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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