The 26-year-old is described as white, 6ft tall, of stocky build, with short brown hair.
He also has a tattoo on his left arm that reads “Rylan”.
He was sentenced for conspiracy to supply Class A drugs, according to the police.
In its appeal, Yorkshire Police said: “Officers in Doncaster are asking for your help to locate Lewis Peters.
“Peters, 26, is wanted after failing to return from his release on temporary licence (ROTL) to HMP Hatfield, on Thursday 28 July.